Spring 2011

birdcageThe explosive growth of China’s investment industry looks appealing from the outside, but Nick Fitzpatrick finds dwindling talent pools and stagnant assets under management. However, regulatory help is on its way.

BoyRising inflation in Asian markets threatens the benefits of investing in these regions. Lisa Kindle reports.

BuildingBank of China (Hong Kong) is building a custody unit based on its success at winning mandates from Chinese managers who invest overseas. Nick Fitzpatrick talks to its leader, Fanny Wong, about its future.

Flemming-MadsenThe Asian region is home to significant unlocked investment potential. T Rowe Price anticipates that its commitment to the region will be rewarded when local investors begin venturing out of their domestic markets.

DrawersCustody experts from several big western brands talk to Nick Fitzpatrick about how the competitive landscape may develop as Chinese banks pursue market share.

BNPBNP Paribas Investment Partners has expanded its Asian business significantly since the integration of Fortis Investments. Stewart Edgar, CEO Asia Pacific, explains the background and the Asian business strategy.

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