Morgan Stanley Investment Management has been building its Greater China distribution network and is eyeing expansion in Southeast Asia. It is also starting to export Asia strategies to the West.
Morgan Stanley IM's head of international investment management, Navtej Nandra, sees big opportunities within the region's rising asset base and tips an industry shake-out.
With its reorganised Asia-Pacific team now in place, the firm is targeting three-fold regional AUM growth via long-only and private-equity funds, among other products.
The former regional deputy at Morgan Stanley Investment Management has moved to BlackRock’s exchange-traded funds arm.
With Sandra Lee having left the firm, the institutional sales effort is “in transition”, says MSIM.
Nikko Asset Management lays out its bid to become the pre-eminent asset-management company in Asia.