The Chinese insurer plans to focus more on collateralised loan obligations and loans, even as the credit cycle looks to be turning.
The asset management arm of Canadian insurer Sun Life has hired a replacement for a portfolio manager on its Mandatory Provident Fund team in Hong Kong.
The Chinese insurer plans to buy more European and US real estate, reflecting a trend among mainland institutional investors. But such flows may be set to slow, suggests CBRE.
Having acquired joint-venture investment firm Ashmore-CCSC, China's Taiping faces a tough task building scale in the fiercely competitive mainland mutual fund business.
Aussie fund manger AMP Capital and China Life joined forces and will set up a fund management company. Analysts say the insurer/fund manager partnership will be fruitful.