The UK fund house has set up offices in Beijing and the Shanghai free-trade zone, and as many as 15 more are said to be making similar moves or considering doing so.
The UK fund house has relocated an executive from Australia to assume the newly created post in Hong Kong, as it seeks to fill two senior regional roles.
The UK fund house is in the market for a replacement in Singapore for the executive, who will depart in March, AsianInvestor has learned.
The UK fund house has created the new regional post, pointing to ongoing strong interest in asset-allocation products.
Allianz Global Investors has seen its regional head of compliance move to Natixis Global Asset Management, while Karina Tang has retired from Schroders after 18 years with the firm.
The US house is understood to have hired Alan Young from rival Schroder Investment Management to replace Max Wong, who joined Oaktree Capital Management this June.