M&G hires Schroders' former HK CEO; abrdn's Hugh Young to retire; Zita Chung leads FOF business at AIA IM HK; Future Fund hires infra specialist; AMP names superannuation lead; Capital Group hires institutional lead from UBS AM; and more.
Ontario Teachers' makes changes in its APAC leadership team; Australian Retirement Trust deputy CIO leaves; Franklin Templeton taps Greater China sales role from BNP Paribas AM; Asian Development Bank appoints VP for East, SE Asia; JP Morgan AM Asia ETFs head departs; and more.
As international investors flock to multifamily residential properties in Japan, opportunities are still too good to pass up despite increasingly competitive demand.
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GIC appoints 10 new MDs to global leadership; M&G hires fixed income head for Apac; HSBC hires UHNW global head from Citi; Credit Suisse appoints Apac asset management head; Macquarie AM hires chief sustainability officer; and more.
London-based M&G has acquired responsAbility and a headcount of 200 while Allianz GI has created a private markets impact unit.
The Japanese fund house has added a head of institutional business for China/Hong Kong and an ETF salesman and is also hiring a replacement Korea client coverage executive.
M&G, which incorporates insurer Prudential's UK business, is repatriating Asian equity portfolios from Eastspring, part of Prudential's Asian business, as part of a strategic move.
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