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.
Australia’s second largest super fund has emphasised its commitment to affordable housing at the same time as a leading campaigner for affordable housing has criticised Korea’s NPS over its property investments.
Blackstone to acquire GIC’s 49% stake in Dexus Australian Logistics Trust for $1.5 billion; Korea's National Pension Service, working with LaSalle, was the winning bidder for UBS Group AG's London headquarters; Canada's CDPQ to buy minority stake in Hong Kong-based supply chain compliance provider QIMA for $250 million; Softbank's SPAC to merge with Symbotic, an AI supply chain startup; and more.
The $151 billion pension fund’s CIO says it’s “hard to be optimistic” on global markets right now. Experts at firms such as Blackstone and UBS are also concerned.
The private equity firm and sovereign wealth fund took advantage of strong bond markets to raise funds to pay themselves a special dividend in an Indian outsourcing company.
AsianInvestor spoke to Asia-Pacific chairman Chris Heady about the private equity giant's regional approach to property investment and the potential impact of Donald Trump's policies.
AsianInvestor spoke to Chris Heady, Asia-Pacific chairman and Asia head of real estate at the private equity giant, about co-investment, personnel and LP trends.
Japanese investors need to carefully sift through a bumper crop of funds raising capital. Smaller gems may outperform.
The bulk of real estate fundraising and deals in Asia is now being done by asset managers based in the region rather than big global players.
Blackstone makes senior appointments; HSBC PB hires investment strategy head; Julius Baer replaces Kaven Leung; Sun Life names HK CEO; Thirdrock adds PM; BSI appoints Asia COO; Citi names prime finance chief; MUFG replaces institutional head; AMP Capital adds in equities; Morningstar shuffles structure; and Chi-X Australia gets new boss.
Manulife’s fund selector resigns; Credit Suisse appoints China research head; Blackstone finds new China chairman; Contineo creates new role for data scientist; Decker expands Asia team; Sidley Austin makes LA hire
They are doing so in response to Asia-Pacific institutions rising appetite for assets such as hedge funds, private equity and real estate.