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.