Mirae Asset hires former BlackRock executive for China role; Ex-HKMA chief joins Web3 institute; GPIF's former RE head joins CapitaLand; Janus Henderson hires sales management director; Aviva Investors hires for APAC client team; and more.
Vanguard launches a pension fund in Australia, the first new fund license to be approved in six years; Taiwan's Bureau of Labor Funds appoints seven asset managers - four foreign and three local; and more.
TCorp names head of real assets and private markets; Aviva Investors appoints APAC head from Franklin Templeton; Fidelity International appoints Southeast Asia and Singapore head; La Salle hires head of RMB strategy from PGIM; GAM hires Japan equity analyst; and more.
Directors who run companies in a way that deliberately damages human or environmental capital must be held accountable for their actions, in the same way they would if they had committed a financial misdemeanour, argue Aviva's Tom Tayler, Mirza Baig, and Vaidehee Sachdev.
Aviva's global head of ESG investments Mirza Baig explains the critical role that investors can play in addressing the biggest sustainability challenges facing the world.
The Singapore-based insurer has committed to having its entire portfolio reviewed and measured daily against key ESG objectives.
Aviva Investors appoints new head for sustainable outcomes; Manulife IM former Asia CRO joins Value Partners; Blackstone Credit hires new head of Asia Pacific origination; MUFG appoints new regional executive for Asia Pacific; Capital Group hires Southeast Asia intermediaries MD; HSBC AM appoints head of Asia multi-asset; PineBridge announces two departures; and more.
Kim Rosenkilde has been appointed group chief investment officer at the Singapore arm of the British insurance company after a $2 billion merger with a fintech firm.
Pension funds wrestled with ESG responsibilities risk having a detrimental long-term effect on their returns if they make too many ethical exclusions in the short term.
The US asset manager has hired its first head of Asia insurance coverage, reflecting a trend among its peers. He starts on November 11 to tap this rapidly expanding client segment.
As typical real estate investment yields continue to fall, asset owners are increasingly looking at obtaining returns from the financing portion of property deals.
The British insurer is likely to increase its allocation to the region as part of an international diversification drive, says UK life chief investment officer Ashish Dafria.