March 2017

Hong_KongAsia’s funds industry gets together on April 24-26 for this year’s FundForum Asia conference, a chance to discuss and debate the issues facing the industry.

Justin_OngPwC’s Justin Ong talks about homemade Lego movies, butterflies in the stomach, the best Tom Cruise film, and the job that took a few years off his life.

Singapore_India_agreementSingapore, like Mauritius before it, has lost some of its tax advantages as an investment channel to India, says Mark Voumard of Gordian Capital Singapore.

China_AfricaFacing a slowdown at home, Chinese investors are becoming more selective when they make acquisitions in Africa, says Wessel Badenhorst of Hogan Lovells.

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Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: ‘We have to improve ourselves’

Jul 17, 2017

Raising productivity is essential for Abenomics to succeed, says Mitsuhiro Yuasa, co-founder of Rheos Capital.

INTERVIEW: Cash-rich and hoping to grow

Mar 20, 2017

The chief executive of Value Partners has ambitious plans and $335 million to spend. George Mitton meets King Lun Au.

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.