Over the last three years, Australia’s agriculture and farmland have been in high demand for institutional investors in Canada searching for diversification and sustainability.
The Carbon Risk Real Estate Monitor supports the creation of detailed roadmaps for investors to achieve long-term emissions targets.
The plan to make Australia a renewable energy superpower featured heavily throughout this year’s Federal Budget — which translates into opportunities to attract more capital from asset owners and the private sector.
With the world's attention focused on the biggest US bank failure since 2008, central banks in the region rush to reassure investors that local banking systems remain resilient. Some asset owners like NPS acknowledge they have direct investments in Silicon Valley Bank.
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.
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.
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.
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.