The Monetary Authority’s proposed anti-money laundering framework for single-family offices has been interpreted as ambiguous in some respects, and too prescriptive in others.
Blackstone shuts Asia advisory unit, BoS loses director, Barings hires in sales, Templeton bolsters consultant relations, Bordier names CIO, HKMA replaces research director and BNPP in wealth management shake-up.
As we approach Year of the Goat, we asked readers what phrase would be most used in the coming months. Flash crash? Soft landing? Modinomics? Womenomics? Our poll reveals all.
Amac unveils 25 new memberships to include private equity players, insurers and securities firms. Regulations are being eased to allow such houses to start fund management businesses.
But on a five-year view, losses in late-2008 and early-2009 have not prevented the asset class from making money and outpacing publicly listed equities, says Preqin.
The firm is better known in Asia as a traditional fund house but is targeting institutional investors and private banks with a platform for hedge funds.
ItÆs a royal rumble. Grapplers from each of the main alternative asset classes square off to determine who will be the future champs.
Peter Ryan-Kane steps into a newly created role to help Asia-Pacific clients adapt to new investment opportunities.
Just as corporate directors are meant to look after the best interests of shareholders, pension trustees are supposed to safeguard the interests of beneficiaries.
As people in Asia and other emerging markets get richer, the strategies being devised to profit from the effects of their wealth are becoming more surgical.
The Sail Asia Focus Fund has a target size of $300 million and will adopt a more opportunistic angle than the existing Sail Pacific Explorer fund.
50% of the exposure in SAR's new fund will be allocated to Asia in its search for environmental alpha.