For the Dutch pension fund manager, actively investing in the communications industry means keeping an eye on new technology, regulations, and consumer behaviour to continue to outperform their index.
Foreign managers applying for northbound fund passporting have been advised to start planning their sales and marketing campaigns immediately. A social media presence is seen as essential to success in China.
Institutions in Asia use Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn and Twitter more than peers worldwide, impacting their investment decisions, finds Greenwich. Asset managers are urged to sort out a social media strategy.
Annette Wargon, global general counsel for Allianz Global Investors and RCM, considers the rising challenges of regulations such Dodd-Frank and the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act.