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: Operational challenges

Jun 09, 2018

Caroline Higgins of Northern Trust tells George Mitton about A-share inclusion, ETF Connect and why Cayman funds predominate in the region.

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.

Roundtables

HONG KONG ROUNDTABLE: a long-term project

Jun 09, 2018

Our panel discussed robo-advisers, ETF Connect, and why the mutual recognition of funds (MRF) scheme will take time to develop. Chaired by George Mitton in Hong Kong.

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.