New corporate fund structures in Hong Kong, Australia and Singapore aim to make these domiciles more attractive to asset managers and investors. In part two of this mini-series, we examine whether asset managers should include them in their fund manufacturing and distribution strategies.
In competition with schemes such as UCITS, the development of corporate fund structures in Asia Pacific is providing more options for asset managers to domicile funds. We break down what the new structures mean.
Amid retrenchment by other bond e-trading platform operators, UBS' move will enable clients to use Pin-FI from the start of the Asian day. Two traders have been relocated to Singapore.
AsianInvestor and FinanceAsia host the 2nd Annual Africa Investment Summit on November 13, 2013 at the Conrad Hotel Hong Kong.
Long-term, Western Asset Management is bullish on emerging markets, but currently the firm is overweight developed-market corporates.
Western Asset Management is opting to hold middle- to longer-dated issues in anticipation of flattening yield curves.
Peter Taylor joins from the IFC, while the firm also transfers Nick Yeo to build a dedicated China team in Hong Kong.
The firm names Basil Hwang as partner in its corporate department.
Former Freshfields partner jumps ship to Paul Hastings Hong Kong.
Robert Xie and Barbara Zhang join the firm as it continues to deepen its corporate finance division.
SWIFT announces a doubling of its registered corporate users in little over a year.
Dutch firm, ABN AMRO, well known for its reorganizations, produces another major shake-up impacting Asia.