Regional chief investment officers gather to discuss their investment strategies in wake of the collision between geopolitics and sustained low rates.
Jun 11, 2002
A fine pedigree and comfortable business in Singapore, but without a substantial role in North Asia; is China the answer?
Standard & Poor''s has added analysts to its Singapore office due to expected further growth in Asia''s capital markets.
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The firm is set to fill the vacancy left by Mandy Chan with a hire from BNP Paribas Asset Management, which is promoting internally to cover her departure.
WTW hires American Century's Korea saleswoman; CIC sees executive VP exit; Knight Frank hires Singapore advisory duo; Deutsche taps HSBC for SE Asia wealth head; family office Kamet adds seven; Capital Group appoints sales duo; BNP Paribas WM structured investment head exits.
The two asset owners are launching what should be the largest closed-end fund in Asia for a diversified portfolio of premium real estate, and are eyeing several assets.
The state pension fund aims to invite bids for the two mandates by the end of the year to raise its alt exposure and replace underperforming managers, AsianInvestor can reveal.
The Hong Kong-based insurer has hired from rival Generali to fill the newly created role, having rapidly expanded its investment portfolio with several recent acquisitions.
The Taiwan state pension fund is keen to hire five fund managers for the portfolio this year after the coronavirus pandemic delayed its plans.
The Dutch firm has appointed its first insurance coverage specialist in Asia as well as a new institutionally focused Korea sales head and client portfolio manager for quant strategies.
Malaysia's PNB appoints new CEO; Hong Kong's SFC moves office; Ping An Insurance adds third co-CEO; Principal Global Investors adds new head of North Asia institutional sales; JP Morgan AM names retail distribution head for Hong Kong; Sanne appoints business development heads in Asia; SC Capital hires head of investor relations.
Asset owners outside Asia often hire Western firms to manage their Chinese equity portfolios, despite mainland fund houses’ lower charges. But there are pros and cons to weigh up.
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