The New Zealand sovereign fund continues its allocation to one of the biggest growth sectors in the local economy.
Pre-commercial companies are subject to a minimum market capitalisation requirement of HK$15 billion ($1.9 billion), while those with annual revenues of HK$250 million are expected to have a capitalisation of at least HK$8 billion at the time of listing.
Despite a tech crackdown in Beijing and a talent drought in Tokyo, the insurer’s property arm says it is still seeing opportunities in these key markets.
Investors plan to prioritise cost management, and are trending towards outsourcing and diversifying to niche investment strategies.
BNP Paribas is adapting to the evolving needs of asset owners and managers with the required infrastructure, data connectivity and the latest technology/tools to meet a new investment reality – also reflecting an innovative mind-set that secured awards from AsianInvestor in 2022 for ‘Asset Service Provider of the Year’ and ‘Best Bank for Cross-border Custody’.
Green infrastructure developments could provide new stimulus to China’s slowing economy in the second half of 2022, but investors are also keeping an eye out for policy support.
After facing strong selling pressures at the beginning of the year, Chinese stocks have started to rally in the past weeks, but how long will this reversal last and should institutional investors be jumping back in?
Investor interests in the Internet and technology and ESG sectors may prop up the private equity market amid global uncertainties.
Global investors are attracted by the growth prospects of Indian startups, but local players say domestic pension funds and other institutions need to get more involved.
From machine learning and robotics to 5G and cybersecurity, investors are eyeing the next big tech-led themes to shape their portfolio allocations. To shed light on the trends to watch, speakers from Nasdaq, China Asset Management and Cathay Securities identify new opportunities – and how to access them.
GIC, APG and KRC Capital invest $1 billion into CitizenM, a lodging company in the Netherlands; Mark Konyn of AIA says there are opportunities in China's tech sector; Singapore's MAS to pilot green digital platforms; Taiwan's BLF hires six local and foreign asset managers for CSR mandate; and more.
The age of Asia will soon arrive as the world is shifting towards multipolarity. What are the key trends that investors and business leaders should be aware of?