CareSuper chair elected ASCI deputy president; DWS names real estate head for Australia; Fidelity hires former Credit Suisse AM's Asia fixed income head; FTLife appoints insurance veteran as chief capital officer; Schroders bulks up Asia fixed income team; and more.
NGS Super chief executive retires; Raffles Family Office taps veteran real estate strategist; WTW appoints Sean Deehan as leader of Hong Kong and Macau; Frasers Property creates new group function, appoints CIO; and more.
DWS is not the only firm misrepresenting on ESG, Desiree Fixler said; Sunsuper turns opportunist on China high-yield property; Funding gap persists in Asia Pacific even as funds pour in; Barings to open Singapore office in November
How should investors respond as the US Federal Reserve and other central banks rush to stabilise markets convulsed by the coronavirus outbreak?
There's a potential social and economic price to be paid for ESG, delegates heard at an AsianInvestor event, which otherwise underlined growing interest in environment, social and governance principles.
Insurance firms in Korea and elsewhere in Asia want to know how best to deal with looming risk-based capital rules, which their peers in Europe have already had to come to grips with.
Andrew Kwek, who is also Asia head of sales at DWS, will leave the newly formed Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management business after over seven years with the firm.
The change comes as Deutsche Bank combines its asset management arm with its private wealth business in a restructuring and rebranding exercise.
Deutsche Asset Management's institutional arm is mulling specialist products to offset the effects of inflation, as the firm rebuilds its Asia-Pacific business.
At a stroke, Deutsche sheds most of its regional retail funds business and transforms Harvest Fund Management into ChinaÆs biggest cross-border asset manager.
The fund will make use of quant screens and fundamental analysis to find true value among shares across all market capitalisations.
Firm launches the first global agribusiness fund to retail investors.