The former CIO of China Pacific Insurance Co (CPIC) had left the insurer in September for "family reasons". He previously worked at AIA and AIG.
CPIC CIO Benjamin Deng resigns; Korea Teachers Pension CIO term extended for another year; EPF hires chief HR officer; Morgan Stanley chief executive for Asia to retire; State Street makes four senior appointments for SPDR ETFs team in Asia Pacific; Fidelity makes Alice Li assistant portfolio manager for China Focus fund; AMP Capital appoints real estate CIO; and more.
CPIC's CIO says the insurer plans to take its time on acquiring an "insurance-related business" in greater China, while it wants to raise H- and A-share investments.
The China insurer has tactically increased its allocation to China government bonds as yields rebound, its group CIO said in a webinar hosted by AsianInvestor.
AsianInvestor profiles 20 of the asset owner executives who have had an outsize impact over the past 20 years. Today's duo is Benjamin Deng of China Pacific Insurance and CPPIB's Suyi Kim.
China’s third-largest insurer will target long-term strategic investments into overseas insurers after its $1.81 billion GDR listing in London, says its group chief investment officer.
The Chinese insurer is targeting various asset classes as it looks to diversify overseas via its new Hong Kong operation, despite market uncertainties.
China's third biggest insurer is growing the Hong Kong unit with an eye on more foreign assets, a planned London listing and, ultimately, managing money for external clients.
Despite headwinds facing the Chinese economy, big asset owners expect mainland private equity to become more attractive, potentially requiring a change in investment approach.
The big Chinese insurer is about to fund its first global multi-asset portfolio, as chief investment officer Ben Deng continues a strategy revamp and eyes more foreign exposure.
It has yet to pick its external managers, let alone fulfil its QDII quota, AsianInvestor’s Institutional Investment Forum China heard. 'Why?' is a question with broader ramifications.
As global uncertainties continue to brew, at AsianInvestor’s sixth Institutional Investment Forum China, CIC and CPIC reveal the biggest challenges they face.