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: 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.