New corporate fund structures in Hong Kong, Australia and Singapore aim to make these domiciles more attractive to asset managers and investors. In part two of this mini-series, we examine whether asset managers should include them in their fund manufacturing and distribution strategies.
In competition with schemes such as UCITS, the development of corporate fund structures in Asia Pacific is providing more options for asset managers to domicile funds. We break down what the new structures mean.
SG believes these structured credit products will prove popular with Asian investors.
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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.
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.
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 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 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.
The national security law looks set to forever change how the Asian financial centre functions, and not in a good way. Candour is set to diminish, and social tensions may rise.
Investment experts for multiple asset classes reveal to AsianInvestor how asset owners can best shield their portfolios against likely market volatility.