The US indexing specialist has hired Linda Luk as its new Asia head of intermediary distribution based in Hong Kong. She left PineBridge Investments several months ago.
The firm is bringing its low-cost indexing approach to the region and has started targeting institutional clients out of its fledgling Hong Kong office.
The US firm has appointed Yew Weng Ho from Vanguard Investments to focus on Asia ex-Japan out of its Singapore affiliate. It is seeking to double AUM and staff within three years.
The UK asset manager is the fourth institution to go live with Swift's funds-automation solution in Australia, as adoption of the service gains momentum.