Alternatives

Nov 26, 2019

Tokyo_cityReal estate investment manager, LaSalle Investment Management, has launched a Japan property fund with US$560 million of initial equity commitments from Japanese investors and loans extended by Japanese financial institutions.

Nov 12, 2019

real_estate_investments riseInstitutional investors in Asia are most likely to ramp up their allocation to alternatives heading into 2020 amid lingering uncertainty over economic and geopolitical risks in Europe and the US.

Nov 12, 2019

Processor_chipBahrain-based alternative investment firm Investcorp has teamed up with Hong Kong fund manager China Everbright to jointly manage a new fund focused on China’s technology sector.

Oct 29, 2019

Hong_KongUK-based alternative investment services provider Sanne has appointed Wendy Cheng as its country head for Hong Kong.

Oct 22, 2019

AllianzAllianz has looked to expand its real estate business in China by forming a joint venture (JV) with a fund managed by a subsidiary of Singapore-based alternative asset manager Keppel Capital.

Oct 22, 2019

Handshake-femaleDutch alternative asset manager Privium Fund Management has appointed Vanessa Hemavathi as its new head of investor services in Asia.

Aug 27, 2019

Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG) is set to acquire UK-based asset manager TT International (TTI) in a $188 million deal.

Aug 20, 2019

Swiss wealth manager, Pictet, is shaking up its leadership in Asia with a broad reshuffle as part of its growth ambitions on the continent.

Apr 30, 2019

Indian_stocksIndia has enjoyed a boom in alternative investment funds (AIFs) in recent years due to a combination of regulatory reforms and a rising number of high net-worth individuals seeking “sophisticated and niche” strategies, according to Cerulli Associates.

Jan 22, 2019

UK-based index compiler FTSE Russell has extended its coverage of China’s bond market with the introduction of a new index series tracking Chinese green bonds.

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