Having the right fee model is key, among other things, says Philippe Legrand, CEO of London & Capital Asia.
The Singapore-based boutique is looking to invest directly into private markets on behalf of its clients and on the public side has started using Mercer's fund-of-hedge-funds platform.
Crossbridge Capital plans to launch a digital advisory platform in Singapore as it strives to build scale quickly. AsianInvestor spoke to co-founder and chief executive Tarek Khlat.
Hong Kong-based Carret Private has acquired QL Asset Management and plans more deals with both asset and wealth managers and financial technology firms, as it targets a presence in Singapore.
Growth in the number of new external asset managers and multi-family offices in Asia seems to be slowing due to the rising cost of compliance and talent, say private bankers.
The Singapore family office is planning a multi-asset discretionary strategy, having hired an equity manager as part of its recent expansion. AsianInvestor heard from CEO Jason Lai.
A growing number of European families are putting offices in Asia with a view to diversifying their asset base and investment exposure. Fund firms and other service providers are taking note.
Two EFG executives, including the Asia head of investments of the funds arm, are leaving the Swiss bank to set up an external asset management business next month.