Autumn 2015

MauritiusAs one tax dispute is clarified in India, fund managers wonder if the next battle will be over the country’s double taxation agreement with Mauritius. George Mitton reports.

TaiwanTaiwan’s efforts to promote its onshore funds industry make it harder for international asset managers to enter this market, finds Dave Waller.

Jim-McCaughanWith clients in most Asian countries, it’s no surprise Jim McCaughan, chief executive of Principal Global Investors, spends a lot of time travelling. He meets George Mitton.

Rice paddocksIndonesia is on a drive to enthuse its citizens about Islamic finance, but the country has a long way to go before it matches its neighbour, Malaysia.

Dominique-ValschaerdsFundsquare aims to make fund processing more automated and efficient. Soon, the infrastructure is going to connect Luxembourg with Hong Kong and the rest of Asia.

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Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Making a name

Apr 18, 2018

Formed by a merger in 2012, Old Mutual Global Investors was little-known in Asia. Carol Wong, managing director for Asia-Pacific, is changing that. She talks to George Mitton.

INTERVIEW: Joining the family

Dec 12, 2017

An acquisition has increased the visibility of Natixis investment managers in Australia. George Mitton talks to its local chief executive.

Roundtables

SINGAPORE ROUNDTABLE: Small nation, big ambitions

Apr 18, 2018

Our cross-industry panel discussed fund passporting, robo-advisers and the potential of a new investment structure, the S-Vacc. Chaired by George Mitton in Singapore.

REAL ESTATE ROUNDTABLE: In search of a home

Jul 17, 2017

From Korean warehouses to Chinese hospitals, investors’ holding periods are growing in Asia. But in a market awash with liquidity, so is competition for assets. Our panel in Hong Kong discuss real estate investment.