Mergers and acquisitions in the investment industry were particularly robust in 2021, with over 296 transactions made and a number of high-profile mega deals.
Actively managed funds were also not found to have better odds of higher returns than more passive funds.
Aldcroft has been in the fund and asset management industry in Asia Pacific for nearly four decades, and will be taking a short break in the UK before returning to Hong Kong next year.
AsianInvestor eyes ways in which technology could transform investing in the coming decade. Our last two areas consider tokenising private assets and creating investment data hubs.
AsianInvestor considers how technology and data advances could affect investing. We next look at the potential for universal ESG and asset owners becoming tougher fee hagglers.
AustralianSuper's CEO to step down; Franklin Templeton appoints ex-Calpers CIO as Asia chair; Zurich Malaysia names country head; Credit Suisse promotes new China CEO; DWS lures Amundi veteran back to Asia; Indosuez appoints head of North Asia; Citi Private Bank names SE Asia private capital head; Gaw Capital hires IDC investments head; and more.
AsianInvestor identifies five ways in which technology will force fund management to evolve. We begin with the likely impact on product distribution and flexibility.
Regional institutions’ investment managers outperformed their external peers, underlining that they are just as vital as modern asset allocation strategies.
Evelyn Xia is moving from RBC Global Asset Management to oversee the growth of the Anglo-South African firm's institutional business in the world's second-largest economy.
India's National Investment and Infrastructure Fund appoints CIO to private equity fund; Korea Military Pension appoints new CIO for a three-year term; Manulife IM names head of real assets; JP Morgan Private Bank appoints China market leader; Credit Suisse hires two North Asia private bankers; Allianz Global Investors names new global multi-asset CIO.
Respondents to the monthly BoA Global Fund Manager Survey say that the pandemic is no longer their top tail-risk. It has been replaced by worries about rising prices.
The largest-ever turnout in a US presidential election has led Joe Biden to overthrow Donald Trump. Fund managers and other industry experts offer views on the investment implications.