There's still value for investors in seeking the 'mini Warren Buffetts', but they have to contend with many hedge funds not worthy of the name, argued panellists at an AsianInvestor forum.
Regional pension funds are hunting yield from complex asset classes. But elevated prices and lack of risk awareness may leave them exposed.
Towers Watson's Peter Ryan-Kane provides some solutions to the funds industry's failure to meet long-term objectives, as a poll shows how little investment professionals think of their own sector.
Sovereign investors in Asia in particular should be more focused on increasing their risk conviction than on building in-house capabilities, according to Towers Watson research.
In a video interview, Peter Ryan-Kane, head of portfolio advisory for Asia Pacific at Towers Watson, talks about institutions' outsourcing needs and what keeps him awake at night.
In this video, Towers Watson talks about reviewing and transforming institutional investors’ investment management processes.