Covid-19 has added new dimensions to infrastructure investments, say the two asset owners, while Aware Super observes that deal complexity has increased.
The two insurers say they are heavily scrutinising their external partners as they eye investing opportunities in high yield, alternative assets and ESG, in a webinar hosted by AsianInvestor.
The insurer made the appointment after the previous incumbent went on sabbatical, said a spokeswoman. It is now seeking a new head of investment strategy.
The insurer's CIO outlines how the firm is positioned after initially losing one-fifth of its assets during the pandemic. Jakarta’s lockdown and the tech share sell-off will test that strategy.
M&G, which incorporates insurer Prudential's UK business, is repatriating Asian equity portfolios from Eastspring, part of Prudential's Asian business, as part of a strategic move.
Having shrunk its active equity and alternative investment teams, the asset management arm of Prudential Corporation Asia is increasing its focus on passive strategies.