Investment strategy

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.

Oct 01, 2019

dividendsUS fund manager Capital Group has launched a fund investing in companies around the world that pay dividends and offer attractive growth prospects.

Oct 01, 2019

Real_estatePGIM Real Estate has raised US$447 million in equity capital from Japanese, US, Canadian, German and Swiss investors in the initial closing of its Asia Core fund.

Oct 01, 2019

Business_restructuringEastspring Investments, the Asian asset management arm of Prudential, has restructured its investment department and seen the departure of the chief investment officer Virginie Maisonneuve.

Sep 26, 2019

Geopolitical_risksGlobal institutional investors are increasingly concerned over how ongoing political turmoil will affect portfolio performance over the next 12 months.

Sep 24, 2019

Indian_stocksIndia’s mutual fund industry stands at INR24.47 trillion (US$350 billion) in assets under management (AuM) following compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in excess of 15% per year over the past decade, according to Citi.

Sep 24, 2019

SapporoAxa Investment Managers – Real Assets has agreed the acquisition of a site for the development of offices and a hotel in Sapporo, Japan for ¥25 billion (US$231 million).

Sep 24, 2019

CO2_reducingFund giants have stepped up pressure on the energy sector following a report highlighting divergence between firms and the climate targets set out by the Paris Agreement.

Sep 17, 2019

ETF allocation to spike Allocations to exchange-traded funds (ETFs) will increase significantly – from making up 29% of client portfolios on a global basis at present to 39% in two to three years from now, according to a JP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) survey.

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