Philippines' Social Security System gets new CEO; FWD taps risk chief from Axa; KIC makes changes to investment teams; Eastspring hires UOB veteran; Temasek, Future Fund execs join GPCA board; and more.
Munich Re appoints Tobias Frenz as Singapore CEO; CareSuper appoints chief risk officer and chief experience officer; Sun Life names general manager for life and health in Hong Kong; Eastspring makes senior appointments; Kit Georgeos leaves AMP Capital; BNP Paribas appoints head of client development for Southeast Asia securities services; and more.
HSBC Asset Management names Michael Cross as global fixed income CIO; Jessica Jones has been appointed PGIM Asia head; Eastspring welcomes former HSBC Apac CIO; BlackRock names Apac index investments head; Haitong International launches family office business; Jupiter hires from AllianzGI; State Street names Apac collateral lead; and more.
Covid and digitalisation will have an impact on investments in Asean markets, although in the long run, the outlook is generally positive for the region, Eastspring experts said.
Prudential Asia’s asset management arm says the senior multi-asset portfolio manager for some of its big participating funds is going on sabbatical after 20 years with the firm.
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority has created a portfolio analytics group for its fixed income division and hired a senior executive from Prudential Asia’s fund management arm to run it.
The insurer's CIO outlines how the firm is positioned after initially losing one-fifth of its assets during the pandemic. Jakarta’s lockdown and the tech share sell-off will test that strategy.
M&G, which incorporates insurer Prudential's UK business, is repatriating Asian equity portfolios from Eastspring, part of Prudential's Asian business, as part of a strategic move.
Having shrunk its active equity and alternative investment teams, the asset management arm of Prudential Corporation Asia is increasing its focus on passive strategies.
The Islamic insurers’ need to preserve liquidity could leave them well placed to buy equities, once Malaysia finally emerges from the coronavirus pandemic.
The insurance firm is handing more autonomy to its individual country CIOs and seconding its regional CIO to Eastspring in Singapore, as the changes continue at UK group Prudential.
The asset management arm of Prudential Corporation Asia is ringing more changes at the top, including restructuring its investment department, amid ongoing talk of a potential sale.