Japanese regulator seeks to push the ESG agenda, spearheaded by GPIF, closer to the centre of investment calls. Code of conduct aims to ensure better data framework for assessing ESG.
APS, Credit Suisse, Value Partners and Invesco have set up onshore entities in China in the past three months. But they face various hurdles in registering as private fund houses.
Meanwhile, flows from sovereign wealth funds are tipped to fall and global fixed income assets should rise in the coming year, finds the AsianInvestor and Clifford Chance survey.
Exchange-traded funds will be the most popular way of allocating to Asia this year, while China's appeal is waning, finds the annual survey by AsianInvestor and Clifford Chance.
Foreign asset managers under the QDLP scheme may be deterred from setting up private fund businesses in China because of constraints on cross-border investing and fundraising.
Investment industry participants flag concerns about short-term market moves and long-term business complications that would result if Britain votes to exit Europe this coming Thursday.
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Uncertainty is rife over foreign asset managers' moves to set up wholly foreign-owned entities in China thanks to the recent suspension of investment company registrations.
BNPP IP's Asia chief resigns; Pioneer poaches Neuberger trio; JP Morgan boosts funds team; PwC appoints China chairman; Japan names FSA chief; HKEx revamps listings team; and SocGen names sales heads.
In our annual survey of fund executives, Hong Kong overtakes Singapore as the most progressive regulatory regime. The next year will show if it can deliver meaningful progress.
In our annual survey of fund executives, sentiment towards mainland China is positive amid its relaxing outbound investment regime. Growth expectations for the market are strong.
In our annual survey of fund executives, allocations to alternative vehicles are forecast to rise at the expense of debt capital markets, with renewed appetite for Europe and the UK.