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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Sponsored Profiles

Sponsored feature: How is DLT changing the global securities services landscape?

Oct 17, 2019

By Jeslyn Tan, global head of product management, securities services, at Deutsche Bank

Sponsored feature: A new base for fund distribution

Oct 16, 2019

To get the most value out of the digitisation of investment fund distribution, a blockchain-based infrastructure is fundamental. By Olivier Portenseigne, Managing Director and Chief Commercial Officer, Fundsquare.

Sponsored profile: Bridging the gap

Mar 11, 2019

Private equity is a core part of the business for Caceis’ Hong Kong office, which looks after clients in China and Europe. David Li, chief executive officer, explains why private equity enjoys strong client demand and how it is being used to fund China’s international infrastructure ambitions.

SPONSORED FEATURE: Market knowledge key to fund distribution in Asia

Jan 11, 2019

The highly fragmented investment markets in the Asia-Pacific region require detailed knowledge of each market’s unique characteristics and framework. By Lou Kiesch, Partner, and Marc Noirhomme, Director, at Deloitte Luxembourg.

Executive Interviews

Executive interview: Timing the market

Oct 17, 2019

Amy Cho, Schroders’ Hong Kong chief executive and regional head of intermediary clients, tells Romil Patel about Hongkongers’ love of investing, staying nimble in a volatile market and following...

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.

Roundtables

Roundtable: Priming for Asia’s growth

Oct 17, 2019

Panellists discuss expanding product capability across Asia-Pacific, the opportunities and regulatory challenges around data and the prospects for ETFs in the region. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

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.