The firm is the first since 2007 to win a licence to run enterprise annuity money in China, but must now build a team, as asset managers eagerly await mainland public pension fund reforms.
The new pension fund management joint venture between China Construction Bank and the National Council for Social Security Fund is awaiting a licence to be able to start investment activities.
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