Michael Benz has lamented the lack of product choice on private banking platforms. Standard Chartered's global private banking chief trumpets the benefits of a one-stop-shop bank, but Julius Baer disagrees.
The Swiss private bank has hired Jimmy Lee from Credit Suisse to be its new Asia-Pacific CEO. This has been predicted to create tensions within the firm after two of Julius Baer's regional chiefs were passed over.
The Swiss pure private bank is weighing up the best way to enter China but says it is in no rush, even though it sees now as the best opportunity for international firms.
Group CEO Boris Collardi offers assurances that the Swiss private bank can successfully integrate the international wealth management business of brokerage Merrill Lynch.
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BlackRock appoints first China private credit head; Nikko AM names head of consultant relations; Standard Chartered's global private banking head leaves in restructuring; Pictet WM hires fund specialist from UBS; RBC WM appoints new head of investments for Asia and international; Indosuez hires new COO; Natixis names three Taiwan executives; and more.
US-based TIAA’s investment arm is ramping up its Asia presence after posting a record regional inflow of assets this year, its global CEO and Asia head tell AsianInvestor.
The US dollar is currently strong, but economic weakness, minimal rates and a large and rising debt burden could cause it to weaken. How will that affect how asset owners invest?
The two insurers say they are heavily scrutinising their external partners as they eye investing opportunities in high yield, alternative assets and ESG, in a webinar hosted by AsianInvestor.
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan have struck a $1.25 billion partnership with Asian infrastructure developer Equis that is seen as bold and smart.
Beyond the pandemic and trade tensions, underlying developments in China may have transformative implications on companies in Asia and frame how investors look at Asian equities going forward, including up and coming small caps.
HSBC Global AM loses Apac head of consultant relations; Freeman Tsang resurfaces at Pictet AM; Ogier starts ESG practice in HK; Odey raids Newton to set up EM equity team; JLL names head of China capital markets; Equities First appoints heads of South Korea and Thailand.
The Singapore sovereign wealth fund's CIO, Jeffrey Jaensubhakij, told a forum last week where he sees post-pandemic investment opportunities for 2021.
Making ESG analysis more focused and core to all investment processes is essential to overcome shortfalls in data and transparency amid growing appetite for bonds that meet sustainability goals, according to a virtual roundtable hosted by Eastspring Investments and AsianInvestor.
China’s domestic private equity (PE) market has grown rapidly in the past ten years offering a range of opportunities with tremendous growth potential. Yet without the right fund structure, international investors simply can’t access many of the most exciting deals. Jun Qian, Head of Investments China and General Manager for Schroder Adveq explains.