Singapore's GIC leads a $135 million fundraising round for US-based energy solutions firm Powin; Alberta Investment Management Corp is setting up its first Asian office in Singapore with an eye on Asian private equity; Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board will acquire a 70% stake in New Zealand's TowerCo; and more.
Chinese investors have been flying to India in the past few months to check out VC and PE opportunities – can they follow in the footsteps of the Americans and Japanese?
Citi says mainland debt is now eligible for its EM and regional government bond indexes, but has not given a time frame for inclusion, sparking more debate among fund managers.
It’s a case of déjà vu for Singapore’s DBS, which has lost out to local rival OCBC – as in the ING private bank deal in 2010 – in the race for Barclays’ Asian wealth unit. UOB was also bidding.
Our next two most influential gatekeepers are Stanley Ngan, whose team at Sun Life has autonomy on fund selection and investment ideas, and Barclays' Herbert Suen, who has influence in asset flows.
A consortium of six global banks will target private banks with a network designed to boost price competition and transparency for structured products issued by different providers.
As China opens its capital account, the country's foreign investor quota system is seen as declining in importance. In the second of two articles, AsianInvestor examines how prime brokers are responding.
As China opens its capital account, the country's foreign investor quota system is being seen as declining in importance. In a two-part series, AsianInvestor examines how prime brokers are responding.
Some investors are asking for more information from their managers about dark pools following recent US investigations into these alternative trading venues.
As institutional investors boost their allocations to hedge funds, they are growing more selective and specific about what they want from managers, finds a new report.
Max Wong of Franklin Templeton to join Oaktree; Future Fund taps ESG risk head; Natixis adds in sales; Barclays fills equity gaps in Korea, India; and Deutsche names Vietnam chief.
Last week’s $44 million fine levied against Barclays for rigging gold prices highlights how real-money investors will win transparency in FICC trading – for a price.