The Malaysian insurer gave its views at AsianInvestor’s Asian Investment Summit. Peter Ryan-Kane of Towers Watson argued for the benefits of small-caps but in private markets in particular.
Regulation and a fondness for fixed income have kept Asian insurers' alts allocations low, but they are on the rise, say executives at AsianInvestor’s Insurance Investment Forum
The Malaysian insurer, part of Maybank, expects to engage external managers more as it boosts investment in Asian equities and domestic property.
Norlia Mat Yusof, chief investment officer of Etiqa.
Mayban Investment Management, which runs the portfolio of domestic insurer Etiqa, will become a stand-alone manager of third-party assets.