China's second-largest life insurer also upped its investments in a selective number of stocks, according to its latest interim results.
By enlarging their investment scopes, the regulator is also paving the way for them to expand their businesses in China
Institutional investors – most notably insurance firms – in China are increasingly looking to step up allocations to private equity, with the encouragement of regulators.
But they may be less sure about the investments they will be able to make after the regulator updated the asset-liability management framework last week.
The prospect of a prolonged US-China trade war and the unrest in Hong Kong are concerns for American family investors, but they are not ready to cut allocations to Asia.
The Chinese alternative investment manager has closed its fourth China buyout fund with strong institutional backing despite the backdrop of an escalating trade war.