Speaking to AsianInvestor, senior executives of both businesses stress the potential expansion of ESG and cash management products, particularly in Asia.
The global political stage will remain firmly in the spotlight this year. It’s not just the Trump administration dominating the news flow: emerging markets face a raft of tight and unpredictable elections in the next 12 months.
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Many pension funds are choosing to internalise investment management because it's cheaper than using external firms, says a group of asset owners and consultants.
Doubts persist over Japan’s commitment to boardroom change, says fund house Hermes, but progress is being made, aided by the country's Government Pension Investment Fund.
Japan's $112 billion Pension Fund Association has appointed UK firm Hermes EOS to help implement its stewardship activities, reflecting a push towards responsible ownership across Asia.
The Ucits RQFII fund will be the first to work with private hedge fund managers in China as subadvisers to provide exposure to the A-share market. It is due to launch next month.
The $42 billion UK-based fund firm has transferred Jakob Nilsson to Singapore to target Asian institutions. It is exploring distribution agreements in Taiwan and eyeing Japan.
The money manager for the UK's BT Pension Scheme, is focused on hiring a business development executive in Asia, as this part of the business had previously been underrepresented.
The principal manager of the UK’s biggest final-salary pension scheme is looking to add emerging-market debt expertise in Asia and is set to announce an acquisition.