Spring 2016

Stuart-JessupA judgment in a case relating to investment funds is worth having only if there are assets to enforce against, hence the importance of a freezing order, also known as a Mareva injunction, which can be used to prevent the dissipation of assets pending trial.

Karine HirnEast Capital partner Karine Hirn discusses her adventures in 1990s Russia, setting up a sane corporate culture and counting North Korea as a favourite holiday destination.

Hong KongThe market for passive investments is small in Asia. The new regional head of BMO Global Asset Management wants to change that. He speaks to George Mitton.

Hong Kong2There was panic in the markets after data showed that in 2015, China’s economy grew at its slowest pace in a quarter of a century. But are investors right to be so bearish?

SingaporeEdinburgh-based asset manager Baillie Gifford has opened its second overseas office, in Hong Kong. George Mitton spoke to Angus Macdonald about why the time was right to expand.

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Executive Interviews

Interview: Asia’s sweet spots

Jul 05, 2019

As the US-China trade war ramps up with a hike in levies, Tai Hui, chief market strategist for Asia-Pacific at JP Morgan Asset Management, tells Romil Patel where he identifies investment value.

Interview: Money needs a place to go

Mar 11, 2019

Peng Fei, chief investment officer at Wanwei Asset Management, tells Romil Patel about allocating capital across risk factors when asset performance is uncertain and unpredictable.

Roundtables

ESG roundtable: Are the ESG stars aligning across Asia?

Jul 05, 2019

Our panel of experts discusses driving higher ESG asset allocation in Asia, growing calls to address the global climate crisis and the importance of governance. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

Singapore roundtable: A money magnet

Mar 11, 2019

Our panel discussed why the Singapore Variable Capital Company makes them bullish, what gives the onshore jurisdiction an offshore feel and “blood on the streets” from China’s slowdown. Chaired by Romil Patel in Singapore.