The insurer's asset management division believes investments such as private debt could gain appeal as price rises chip away at the value of fixed assets.
The Chinese insurer has poached a senior investment executive from its US rival and named a new chief financial officer after a government-ordered shakeup last year.
Future Fund loses three PE execs; MetLife Japan gets new chief; Korea Investment Corp hires first ESG manager; British billionaire ups stake in Singapore Life, and more.
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The asset management arm of MetLife has hired an institutional sales executive from BNP Paribas AM as it seeks to capitalise on growing demand for high-yielding assets in the region.
US insurer MetLife is ramping up its asset management business in Asia to expand its regional client base. It is also reportedly looking to sell its Hong Kong insurance unit.
AsianInvestor canvassed institutional investors for their thoughts on the US central bank's plans to reduce its balance sheet and its latest interest rate hike.
The asset management arm of US insurer MetLife is planning sales hires in a drive to multiply the AUM it sources from Asian clients, says chief investment officer Steve Goulart.
Hamilton Yuen, MetLife's Hong Kong head of product development, gives insight into how the firm onboards funds for its investment-linked platform. It recently reviewed the list.
Hamilton Yuen, MetLife's HK head of product development, is upbeat about the prospects for unit-linked products, despite tighter rules around their sale and the arrival of mutual recognition.
Mainland individuals are looking to boost their offshore exposure, but their return expectations – while lower than in the past – remain stubbornly high, an AsianInvestor forum heard.
An American financial watchdog has been warned that classifying US asset managers as 'systemically important financial institutions' could seriously impair the growth of Asia's funds industry.