Bento just launched its part robo, part human advisory service for wealthy investors, and is already looking to expand into Hong Kong, the Middle East and Europe.
The platform, owned by Singapore-based Mesitis Capital, is building its team in readiness for launch in the next two months. The head of the business, Chandrima Das, outlines her strategy.
Julius Baer funds head quits; BMO hires ex-Rothschild MD; JP Morgan AM names Japan president; Credit Suisse makes private banking hire; Aviva appoints Taiwan head; and CBRE names new Asia CEO.
The private bank's head of mutual funds and hedge fund selection has left the company for the second time in a year. Bank of Singapore has chosen a replacement for the fund selector.
Speakers at AsianInvestor's Fund Selector Forum come out against completely open architecture platforms because of the high costs for distributors and potential risks for investors.
The head of fund solutions at the private bank – one of its most senior product selectors – has left the firm, sparking speculation about her next move.