The institutional fund distribution platform is pressing ahead with its second Asian branch, despite uncertainty following months of protests and, more recently, the coronavirus.
Pension fund investors are in for a shock, with global equity market falls reducing their assets. There are a few ways they can react to minimise falls and maximise returns.
Hong Kong is competing with many of its regional peers to develop itself into a green finance hub. But there is one thing that the city should first do to realise this ambition.
The new portfolio, which can help to lift returns, distinguishes itself from the Future Fund's placements with the Exchange Fund's long-term growth portfolio.
Work on the planned China-Hong Kong trading link for exchange-traded funds is continuing, albeit in the shadow of the coronavirus outbreak, global trade spats and cross-border tension.
Chinese and HK state investors may well expect private fund firms to use the new limited partnership regime, for which a proposal is imminent, says a lawyer involved in the process.