Weekly roundup of people news, Dec 3

Temasek MD joins KKR as head of growth equity for Asia Pacific; China Pacific Life Insurance appoints Su Gang as CIO; Spirit Super chief executive to step down; Hong Kong's SFC enforcement executive director to step down after contract ends; Willis Towers Watson names Hong Kong and Macau head; Value Partners adds head of Southeast Asia; and more.

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Asia outlook 2022: Investing in a climate of change

Over the next 12 months, investors in Asia will likely contend with a fast-moving investment landscape shaped by China’s increasing focus on sustainability alongside the tenor of macroeconomic policies and the path of inflation. PineBridge Investments’ specialists offer their views on what investors can expect in 2022 and the opportunities arising from this confluence of changes.

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Taking a thematic route to long-term returns

Planning portfolios and asset allocation in the current environment is increasingly challenging. But with sweeping transformations to societies and economies globally, investors’ focus has shifted from traditional sectors to themes likely to shape tomorrow’s world.

As investors try to identify winning strategies for 2022, and beyond, passive instruments that offer exposure to emerging technologies are seeing strong inflows. From AI, machine learning and robotics, to 5G, intelligent automation and cybersecurity, thematic investing is a compelling way to access and capitalise on these trends.

In this engaging and timely discussion, market experts from Nasdaq, ChinaAMC and Cathay Securities will share their perspectives and provide practical insights to help investors:

  • Understand key market trends and thematics
  • Access rapidly emerging opportunities within the new technologies landscape
  • Identify thematic ETFs with the potential to outperform
  • Position thematic investment strategies within portfolios
  • Learn what’s next in key markets in Asia

 

Speakers

  • Clarence Chan, head of ETFs, China Asset Management (Hong Kong) Limited
  • Eddie Cheng, Senior Vice President, Head of Quantitative and Index Business Divison, Cathay Securities Investment Trust Co., Ltd.
  • Ben Jones, Senior index strategist, index research & development, Nasdaq
  • Moderator: Andrew Crooke, Strategy and Content Director, AsianInvestor

Family Office Digital Assets Exchange 2021 - Carving out a role for crypto returns

With flexible mandates and a patient approach to capital, family offices are increasingly focused on the value-add that digital assets can offer.

As a store of wealth, an effective diversifier and a potential source of alpha, cryptocurrencies and similar instruments are gaining traction. In today’s landscape, in particular, these assets can mitigate risks from higher inflation, prolonged low rates and other macro dynamics.

To capture such benefits, it is essential for family offices to understand key crypto trends and opportunities, adopt robust investment processes and prepare for likely volatility and other challenges that arise with new asset classes.

This event therefore combines practical and insightful conversations, presentations and a panel – to assess the current landscape for digital assets and potential strategies and tactical opportunities. 

 

For registration and general enquires, please contact Mary Leung at [email protected]. Complimentary passes are only available for senior investment executives at family offices.

For sponsorship and partnership, please contact Tom Griffin at [email protected]

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Asia outlook 2022: Investing in a climate of change

Over the next 12 months, investors in Asia will likely contend with a fast-moving investment landscape shaped by China’s increasing focus on sustainability alongside the tenor of macroeconomic policies and the path of inflation. PineBridge Investments’ specialists offer their views on what investors can expect in 2022 and the opportunities arising from this confluence of changes.