Although private market assets have proven themselves relevant for pension funds, the Korean appetite might be curbed for various reasons.
As investors grapple to manage multi-asset portfolios amid today’s uncertainty, they are prioritising portfolio diversification and income via more traditional assets, according to an exclusive poll by AsianInvestor and S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI).
As more multi-asset portfolios integrate sustainability, such portfolios’ ability to navigate short-term swings in performance is enhanced without sacrificing longer term returns, says Schroders’ Jason Yu. In this Beyond Profit series, the firm explores both investing in sustainability-driven sectors and incorporating ESG considerations in the investment process.
Prudential Asia’s asset management arm says the senior multi-asset portfolio manager for some of its big participating funds is going on sabbatical after 20 years with the firm.
The Taiwanese state pension fund is inviting fund houses to submit proposals for two major five-year global mandates, as it looks to raise alternatives and rotate out poor performers.
The potential onset of inflation due to a “new normal” for the global economy will add to the challenges of investors keen to build a viable multi-asset portfolio.
The departure comes as the German fund house cuts a layer of management in the multi-asset division globally.
The French insurer's asset management business is not up for sale, says its CEO, but it is consolidating certain business lines as part of a strategic shrink of its operations.
Fidelity International is understood to have created a Greater China head of investment solutions role, while Manulife AM’s international head of portfolio solutions has moved on.
Investors from the country, particularly its regional banks, look set to maintain a strong buying spree into foreign bonds in an effort to bolster their returns.
The Swiss firm has lured a senior executive from rival JP Morgan Asset Management to take up the multi-asset-focused role.
The Singaporean fund house has created a co-head structure for its multi-asset team and made three new appointments in an investment reshuffle.