Sovereign wealth funds were the best performing category for AsianInvestor's 2016 listing of asset owners and the only one whose top 10 members posted positive AUM growth.
The AI300 survey, revealed in full in AsianInvestor's July issue, saw marked changes among the lowest 100 organisations, with new Korean entrants and Australian super funds on the decline.
Two investment heads agree on the benefits of portfolio risk budgeting, but hold different views on tail-risk hedging and illiquid assets.
The insurer has been striving to replace Jonathan Hekster as head of distribution partnership for Asia after he was promoted for his role in the bancassurance tie-up with DBS Bank.
Blackstone shuts Asia advisory unit, BoS loses director, Barings hires in sales, Templeton bolsters consultant relations, Bordier names CIO, HKMA replaces research director and BNPP in wealth management shake-up.
Compliance with regulations has put cost pressures on banks, creating internal instability and making them fertile hunting ground for recruiters in 2013. Standalone fund firms have benefited.