Despite a growing appetite for alternative assets among Asia's large institutions, the region's biggest sovereign wealth funds will continue to favour equities above all, said the research house.
50% of the exposure in SAR's new fund will be allocated to Asia in its search for environmental alpha.
As the old Asia hand moves back, his managing director Michael Carr will move to the UK.
ABN AMRO has appointed Richard Johnson and David Kwan as directors in its newly created Asian absolute return group.
Robert Michele, global head of fixed income at Schroder Investment Management explains why he has suddenly turned bullish on Asian bond markets.