DBS's Pierre DeGagne explains the rationale behind having a slimmer funds platform and the challenges of getting clients to implement investment ideas in their portfolios at the right time.
Pierre DeGagne explains the fund selection process of DBS Private Bank, the importance of spotting behavioural biases and how those biases can undermine fund selection.
The Singaporean bank expects demand for hedge strategies to rise this year as investors seek alpha in volatile markets.
Here we unveil two more of our 25 most influential individuals in fund selection. Chung Shaw Bee recently joined UOB, while Pierre DeGagne of DBS questions selection practices in Asia.
Jim Fallon exits BoA-Merrill, Desmond Liu mulls future, Yeung exits Thomson Reuters, Barki joins RBC, Mercer rebuilds WM team, SocGen adds chief economist, and alts manager opens HK office.
The bank's Singapore-based head of funds research is set to leave, and recruiters suspect we are poised for a round of cuts in a tough market for product-focused staff at firms in Asia.