The Canadian insurer wants to build on its mainland life insurance and funds JVs by entering the pensions market. It is also looking at putting a wealth management branch in Manila.
BlackRock poaches Manulife exec, Pinebridge names CIO, Eastspring appoints sales head, Blackpeak expands in Japan, A&M hires Korea officer, Service provider expands to Lion City
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German firm launches bankruptcy proceedings against Evergrande.
Over the next 12 months, investors in Asia will likely contend with a fast-moving investment landscape shaped by China’s increasing focus on sustainability alongside the tenor of macroeconomic policies and the path of inflation. PineBridge Investments’ specialists offer their views on what investors can expect in 2022 and the opportunities arising from this confluence of changes.
Renewable energy remains the most attractive climate-related investment sector as SWFs move swiftly to address their environmental impact, according to the latest report.
The former CIO of China Pacific Insurance Co (CPIC) had left the insurer in September for "family reasons". He previously worked at AIA and AIG.
The Dutch pension fund manager sees more growth opportunities in Southeast Asia post Covid-19 but retains faith in China’s private equity market.
Big shifts such as consolidations among asset managers will likely happen in the burgeoning private debt markets in Asia. How should global asset owners tap into the private credit boom?
Temasek MD joins KKR as head of growth equity for Asia Pacific; China Pacific Life Insurance appoints Su Gang as CIO; Spirit Super chief executive to step down; Hong Kong's SFC enforcement executive director to step down after contract ends; Willis Towers Watson names Hong Kong and Macau head; Value Partners adds head of Southeast Asia; and more.
The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (Adia), in particular, is likely to deepen its reach, having already boosted its A-share holdings in the first half of the year.
The renewable energy sector is undergoing rapid developments amid climate crisis. What are the investment opportunities and challenges that exist in the energy transition in India and Southeast Asia?
As investors continue to focus on yield and quality in their bond exposure, several market trends bode well for boosting allocations to Hong Kong dollar (HKD) issuance, according to HSBC Asset Management (HSBC AM).