Big institutional investors in Malaysia are seen favouring more alternatives exposure over public-market assets, leading some local fund managers to increase their focus on retail clients.
The Malaysian fund firm is understood to be looking to expand its retail presence to the city-state for the first time this summer as it targets the Asean passport scheme for growth.
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The $14.5 billion Malaysian asset manager has launched a feeder fund into a global multi-asset product managed by Schroders to counter the low-rate domestic environment.
The Malaysian joint-venture asset manager has announced new chief executives as part of a rotation of posts, further signalling its international ambitions.