BlackRock's former China JV head leaves; Fullerton FM hires MD for alternatives; Amundi names institutional sales head for South Asia; QIC gets new private debt chief; Hines opens office in New Zealand; and more.
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With private real estate outperforming most sectors globally in 2022, AsianInvestor examines the opportunities, risks and trends that could define real estate investments in APAC in 2023.
Susan Buckley to leave QIC after two decades; HSBC asset management names senior roles for institutional and pension business; Henry Chui joins Partners Group in Singapore; Hamilton Lane expands SG office, appoints SEA head; and more.
Queensland's State Investments looks to Australia's domestic market with $336 million private debt mandate
QIC seeks to capitalise on the strong performance of private debt in Australia and New Zealand on behalf of State Investments amid higher interest rates and inflationary pressure.
An increasing focus on ESG principles and the need to diversify portfolios are driving the rise in sustainability-linked infrastructure investments by Asia Pacific asset owners, AsianInvestor's most recent survey found.
Weekly investors roundup: Korea's Hanwha Life targets US real estate; Temasek launches Brazil JV; Japanese insurers on M&A spree overseas
Korean Hanwha Life Insurance is set to kick off direct investment in overseas real estate via new subsidiary in the US; Singapore's Temasek launches strategic partnership in Brazil with local partner; Japanese insurers expand overseas with acquisitions; Tokio Marine partners with Singapore insurtech VC firm; and more.
Institutional investors set aside capital for private debt during the era of low rates, but the alternative asset class could still be attractive in the current environment, according to Australia’s Queensland Investment Corporation.
Asset owners from Korea to Australia see both better returns and inflation hedging when spreading their fixed income to private credit. Still, rising inflation and interest rates are forces to be reckoned with when choosing the right strategy for the asset class.
FX strategist joins GIC from JP Morgan; BNP AM Singapore CEO Christian Bucaro to leave; QIC appoints transport partner; Abrdn names head of product strategy as its wholesales distribution director for Apac leaves for BlackRock; Hyundai- and Rockefeller-backed Sylban Group appoints vice-chair and Singapore-based MD; Franklin Templeton appoints Korea head; and more.
Asset owners - searching for good deals at a reasonable price - are increasingly in need of capable fund managers in deal sourcing, transparency, and data management.
Real estate, infrastructure, and natural resources that are linked to rising prices and have a low correlation to economic activities can help investors mitigate risks amid inflation, or even stagflation.
BlackRock's $8.6bn China bond fund manager to exit firm; Sun Life announces new president for Asia; Manulife Hong Kong confirms Candy Au Yeung as new COO; QIC Global Real Estate appoints healthcare GM; Integrity Life appoints product GM from MetLife; M&G expands Asian distribution team; and more.