Continuing a project to identify the most influential fund selectors in Asia, AsianInvestor turns to Thailand. First up is Benjarong Techamuanvivit of Kasikorn Asset Management.
Here we list numbers 51-75 in our annual ranking of asset managers by AUM sourced from Asia Pacific, indicating a strong showing from Thai firms, among others.
Thailand’s biggest asset manager has seen a sharp uptick in flows into its foreign feeder funds and is working on building teams with a view to launching Asean products.
Thailand's biggest fund house is boosting its dealing resources in anticipation of growth in equity volumes as Asean market integration gains pace.
Target-redemption funds have been attracting inflows in Thailand due to swinging volatility in the local stock market. But not all asset managers have jumped on the bandwagon.
Several senior asset management executives in Thailand have switched firms in recent months, and many feel this signals a growing trend.