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.
After strong AUM growth last year, the Japanese fund house has created the role of global head of operations to better coordinate this function across its international businesses.
Japan’s Nikko Asset Management and UK-based Legal & General Investment Management are to cooperate on providing products to their respective clients, reflecting a rising trend.
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank installs CIO; search firm Stemp starts IM practice; RBC WM names Asia team lead; Nikko AM adds EM debt PM; Amundi replaces alternatives CIO; Pimco appoints Emea chief; and JP Morgan Private Bank hires Emea equities head.
Japanese fund house announces launch of two more Ucits funds as it attempts to satisfy demand from investors in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Nikko plans to launch even more in the coming months.
The asset manager's COO, Frederick Reidenbach, says that while outsourcing back-office functions has allowed it to streamline headcount, it also risks slowing down product roll-out.
The acquisitive Japanese fund house is scouting for expansion opportunities in several Asian markets, while also seeking to roll out its multi-asset capabilities globally.
The Japanese fund firm is set to announce two new hires to bolster its 18-strong asset allocation team, with a conservative strategy primed to target Singaporean institutions.
The Japanese firm has added six active global equity specialists based in Edinburgh. They will liaise with the equity team in Asia and feed into its new global multi-asset capability.
The firm has hired a global head of institutional marketing from Barclays as it strives to expand in the segment. She will relocate from London to Tokyo next month.
Hiroki Tsujimura explains why he thinks Japan's package of stimulus measures is working and further positive moves are in the pipeline.
Fullerton Fund Management and Nikko Asset Management Asia are aiming to launch equity and bond RQFII products after gaining approval from China's securities regulator.