Meiji Yasuda Life and Nippon Life Insurance plan to cut foreign bond holdings, while Sumitomo Life is expanding investments in overseas credit and leaning further on external managers.
European life insurers in the Net Zero Asset Owner Alliance can learn from their Japanese fellow members about how to address environmental, social, and governance (ESG) challenges in a low-yield environment.
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German firm launches bankruptcy proceedings against Evergrande.
The new sustainable investment vehicle is expected to target more renewable projects in Latin America, Africa and South Asia.
Future Fund appoints Toby Johnston as chief economist; GIC hires tech head from Credit Suisse; MAS adds Alvin Tan and Ng Wai King as board members; SoftBank promotes four managing partners; Mercer appoints Helen Leung and Kevin Jeffrey to the Hong Kong office; Haitong appoints head of investment strategy from UBS; and more
Inflation or stagflation? Rising prices have sent worries across the market. Investors want to be fully geared with the right assets in the portfolio.
NZ Super names head of portfolio investments; LGIAsuper CIO to depart; Fidelity Apac CIO to join Artemis; Willis Towers Watson expands investments team in Australia; Aviva Investors names real estate MD; UBS fixed-income portfolio managers to exit; Maitri adds investment counsellor; and more.
Investors should prepare for a greater sense of urgency and pressure to meet net-zero targets in their portfolio decision-making, say industry experts post-COP26.
Asia’s private debt funding gap is spurring a growing wave of investment products to tackle remaining roadblocks for outsider financing.
Consistent returns is a must for Asian asset owners when it comes to selecting external managers, according to an AOI report. Information delivery also ranks high on the list.
North American family offices are drawn to Asia, while firms already in the region are also looking to increase investments, according to a new report.
Big shifts such as consolidations among asset managers will likely happen in the burgeoning private debt markets in Asia. How should global asset owners tap into the private credit boom?