Some pensions from the country have indirectly invested into China via pan-Asia funds, while a few European pension investors have sold Chinese stocks over ESG concerns.
The $34 billion public fund plans to invest up to $850 million into opportunistic private credit mandates in a drive to ramp up its illiquid asset exposure.
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Private credit might be less attractive than it was last year as investors rush into the market, but there are sweet spots to be found.
Kwap property arm appoints CEO; VFMC names new CEO as Lisa Gray retires; MSIG Singapore promotes Mack Eng as CEO; Monroe Capital opens first Asia office in Seoul, hires head from Aberdeen; Vanguard Australia appoints new MD to relocate from US; HSBC AM expands EM debt team; Vantage FX hires from CGS-CIMB in Singapore; and more.
When it comes to family offices, the generations don't always see eye to eye. For the younger generation, ESG concerns and tech plays are beginning to predominate.
The AU$85 billion ($61.6 billion) Australian super fund has some exposure to indebted property developer Evergrande. Meanwhile, China’s construction finance is part of its core strategy in real estate.
CDPQ's Ivanhoe Cambridge hires ex-GIC real estate expert; NZ Super adds board member; Future Fund appoints chief people officer; BlackRock real estate CIO joins Singapore's Capitaland; AMP Capital hires MD for energy; Northern Trust AM names new CIO; T Rowe Price hires AU and NZ institutional head; Nuveen hires Southeast Asia institutional head; Citi names sustainability head in Singapore; and more
SGX’s new framework for Spacs will likely provide investors with a much-needed channel for direct deals, but the verdict is still out on whether it will bring liquidity to the bourse.
Its head of infrastructure revealed the insurer’s asset allocation targets at AsianInvestor’s latest Private Assets Investments Week
The enlargement of the Bond Connect scheme, announced on Wednesday (Sep 15), gives Chinese investors another option for allocating capital offshore.
Investors are increasingly turning to private companies and private debt in their hunt for ESG alpha, but the age-old problem of transparency and due diligence remains
Investors still favour private equity assets for their higher growth, better governance structures, and diversification potential.