December 2017

SingaporeWith a new fund structure designed to appeal to alternative asset managers, Singapore is laying the foundations of a prosperous domestic industry, says Udit Gambhir of SGG Group.

Patrick-CorfeJob title: Director, marketing and global head of content

Singapore_cityThis year has been an important one for the industry in Singapore, with technological innovation, regulatory developments, robust merger and acquisition activity, business growth and wider engagement across the board in terms of outsourcing and the ecosystem of service providers.

VanEck’s Francis Rodilosso spoke in a webinar about the case for emerging market bonds and how the firm delineates the market. presented in association with Funds Europe.

DogPost-brexit, increasing the powers of European watchdogs to police cross-border finance may threaten the asset management industry’s current distribution system. Mark Latham investigates the proposals.

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Executive Interviews

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.

INTERVIEW: ‘It cannot be excluded’

Sep 27, 2017

Bond Connect’s launch means China’s onshore bond markets are more accessible than ever. Mo Ji, an economist at amundi, tells George Mitton why that matters.

Roundtables

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.

ROUNDTABLE: More transparency, less certainty

Mar 20, 2017

Our panel discussed exchange-traded funds, regulatory overdrive and whether mutual fund recognition has been a failure. Chaired by George Mitton in Hong Kong.