The Singaporean state investment firm is among several Asian institutions that look set to drive growth in Turkey's asset management industry.
The regulator bans Yohichi Kumagai of Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company (Europe) over failings in a ruling that may deter Japanese firms from expanding into the UK.
Sumitomo Trust & Banking stakes growth in a mature pensions market on structuring fund products around its prop-desk activity.
The Japanese giant finds a way outside of Japan to combine its prop-desk activities in a fund structure for institutional clients.
The trust bank now ranks as the third-largest manager of Japanese pension money, behind Sumitomo and Barclays Global Investors.
Frank Khoo, Asia head at Axa Real Estate Investment Management, outlines the regional strategy behind tie-ups with Ping An Group and Sumitomo.