AsianInvestor’s annual ranking of the 300 biggest institutions by assets under management appears in the July edition. Here we list the top 20 and look at some of the trends to emerge.
RQFII fund managers face increasing pressure from the pending Stock Connect scheme and narrowing onshore/offshore bond spreads, which could reduce the appeal of debt products.
Alfi, Amac ink agreement; BIS issues asset management industry warning; China tackles insider trading; Hong Kong regulator implements private banker framework.
Independent research analysts suggest ways portfolio managers can benefit from political and economic trends in China.
The bank has raised $1.7 billion for Fund IV, with twice the level of institutional interest as its last Asia fund. It says it is seeing the best value for China PE deals in a decade.
The fund house has filed an application in Paris, which was admitted to the renminbi qualified foreign institutional investor scheme last month. On Friday the scheme was also extended to Korea.