Equities

Sep 10, 2019

Private_equitySoutheast Asia’s private equity and venture capital industry continues to experience fast growth as assets under management (AuM) in the Asean region rose by 8.6% – from $26 billion to $28 billion – in 2018, according to industry data provider, Preqin.

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 27, 2019

UK bank Barclays has promoted Matt Pecot, current head of equities Asia Pacific, to the role of head of markets Asia Pacific.

Aug 20, 2019

Investec Asset Management has announced the appointment of Amy Leung to bolster its China equity investment team.

Jul 31, 2019

Great_Hall_of_the_PeopleA discretionary asset class not too long ago, investors are facing increasingly little choice other than to look at China – whether it is through public or private markets, according to JP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM).

Jul 23, 2019

Forbidden_City_GateAberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) is set to offer UK investors a route into China with the launch of a fund investing in China A-shares in August, subject to regulatory approval.

Jul 16, 2019

Global ETPs inflowsGlobal exchange-traded products (ETPs) attracted $113.9 billion (€101.5 billion) throughout the second quarter of this year, bringing the total year-to-date inflows to $218.6 billion.

Jul 05, 2019

Asia_ice_creamCompared to other institutional investors, how diligently are insurance companies incorporating ESG factors into their portfolios? It’s complicated, writes Fiona Rintoul.

Jul 05, 2019

Tai_HuiAs the US-China trade war ramps up with a hike in levies, Tai Hui, chief market strategist for Asia-Pacific at JP Morgan Asset Management, tells Romil Patel where he identifies investment value.

Jul 04, 2019

ShanghaiMore than ever, China’s markets are opening up to foreigners. Romil Patel looks at how this is working in practice.

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Executive Interviews

Interview: Asia’s sweet spots

Jul 05, 2019

As the US-China trade war ramps up with a hike in levies, Tai Hui, chief market strategist for Asia-Pacific at JP Morgan Asset Management, tells Romil Patel where he identifies investment value.

Interview: Money needs a place to go

Mar 11, 2019

Peng Fei, chief investment officer at Wanwei Asset Management, tells Romil Patel about allocating capital across risk factors when asset performance is uncertain and unpredictable.

Roundtables

ESG roundtable: Are the ESG stars aligning across Asia?

Jul 05, 2019

Our panel of experts discusses driving higher ESG asset allocation in Asia, growing calls to address the global climate crisis and the importance of governance. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

Singapore roundtable: A money magnet

Mar 11, 2019

Our panel discussed why the Singapore Variable Capital Company makes them bullish, what gives the onshore jurisdiction an offshore feel and “blood on the streets” from China’s slowdown. Chaired by Romil Patel in Singapore.