Former Macquarie Bank chair to head UniSuper investment committee; State Super names new board director; Spirit Super appoints new chair as Naomi Edwards retires; NGS Super chair to retire; Singlife with Aviva hires deputy CIO; Schroders reshuffles APAC leadership; and more.
Singapore's GIC wants to buy the only the only REIT which Buffett has invested in; NZ Super Fund has shifted about 40% of its overall investment portfolio to market indices that align with the Paris Agreement; CalSTRS committed $825 million to funds investing in Asia Pacific real estate during the first half of 2022.
China's slowing economy and its zero-Covid strategy are causing foreign investors and businesses to take stock.
UniSuper hires ESG Manager from ASCI; Reinsurance arm of Korea's LK Insurance to open Singapore office; Hong Kong's eMPF Platform Company appoints CEO; BNP Paribas AM appoints Mike Nikou as Asia Pacific CEO; Fidelity announces two senior hires for its sustainable investing team; HSBC AM names alternatives heads; and more.
India's state insurer LIC traded down on debut after blockbuster IPO; Temasek-backed e-commerce platform Zilingo fires chief executive Ankiti Bose amid investigations into financial irregularities; Australia's Unisuper and Australian Catholics Superannuation enter agreement to explore merger; and more
Inflation is here to stay, but how long is the question investors struggle to answer. In the meantime, super funds Cbus and UniSuper have adjusted their portfolio accordingly.
Generation's new climate fund has commendable long-term impact goals, but it remains to be seen if the concept aligns with asset-owner mandates.
Institutions in the region are voicing their concern about investing in environmental technologies that have been priced too high because of the demand for anything climate-related.
NPS launches programme for 54 asset management positions; CPPIB to acquire an additional stake in an Indian infrastructure investment trust for $136m; Cadillac Fairview injects $400m into Apac-focused fund; Chikyoren hires Nomura, Tokio Marine for alternative mandates; GIC extends JV with UK student accommodation group and more.
The encouraging news about an effective Covid-19 vaccine has strengthened investors’ belief in the recovery prospects of the region's economies and financial markets.
AsianInvestor discusses why the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and UniSuper won in their respective award categories of Reserves Management Institution and Pension Fund.
We are identifying 20 outstanding executives who are driving the region's pension funds forward. Today, we feature leaders from Hong Kong's BCT Group and Australia's Unisuper