Investment strategy

Oct 15, 2019

Tiananmen_squareCaps on foreign ownership of fund companies are set to be scrapped in China in April 2020, a year ahead of the original schedule, as the government accelerates its economic liberalisation plans.

Oct 15, 2019

Merging_blocksIndia’s Baroda Asset Management and BNP Paribas Asset Management India have agreed to a merger, subject to regulatory and legal approvals.

Oct 15, 2019

Kangaroo_signFirst State Super, the Australia-based $67 billion (A$100 billion) superannuation fund, has appointed HSBC Global Asset Management to manage a $338 million multi-factor mandate.

Oct 15, 2019

Asia_globeGlobal asset manager Legg Mason has promoted Andy Sowerby as head of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan).

Oct 15, 2019

Luxembourg_mapRBC Investor & Treasury Services (RBC I&TS), part of the Royal Bank of Canada, has launched a Luxembourg-domiciled Ucits strategy for Japan-based Daiwa Asset Management.

Oct 08, 2019

renewable energyStandard Chartered Bank is set to offer corporate and individual clients in Singapore a sustainable deposit – Asia’s first, according to the firm.

Oct 08, 2019

Singapore_MerlionAviva Investors has announced the launch of a multi-asset fund to accredited and retail investors in Singapore.

Oct 08, 2019

Great_Hall_of_the_PeopleValue Partners has launched its first All China Equity Fund in response to increased demand from European investors targeting a China only solution.

Oct 08, 2019

Tokyo_Kabuki-choAllianz Real Estate has marked its foray into the Japanese residential market with an agreement to purchase a €1.1 billion ($1.2 billion) portfolio of multi-family residential assets from Blackstone.

Oct 08, 2019

AcquisitionJapan’s first insurance company, Tokio Marine, has agreed a $3.1 billion deal to acquire US insurer Pure Group.

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Sponsored Profiles

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Executive Interviews

Executive interview: ‘China is the 800-pound gorilla’

Aug 04, 2020

Just over a year into his new role, Wai-Kwong Seck, chief executive officer at Eastspring Investments, discusses his business goals, the Covid-19 pandemic and China.

Executive interview: Understanding geographies

Apr 06, 2020

Margaret Harwood-Jones, co-head financing and securities services at Standard Chartered, shares her insights on platform standardisation, opportunities in Asia and regulatory change to encourage...

Roundtables

Hong Kong roundtable: A ‘fragile Goldilocks situation’

Apr 06, 2020

With the global economy at a crossroads, our panel of experts share their thoughts on the market conditions, geopolitical volatility and growth opportunities. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

Singapore roundtable: A horizon to hold long-term assets

Dec 12, 2019

Panellists discuss the geopolitical fractures concerning asset owners, Singapore as a hub for fintech start-ups and why it makes sense to raise capital from a Variable Capital Company (VCC). Chaired by Romil Patel in Singapore.