Investment strategy

Jun 25, 2019

climate changeUK-based Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) is stepping up pressure on companies to address climate change, following the release of its second annual ranking of climate change “leaders and laggards”.

Jun 18, 2019

Shanghai_Stock_ExchangeCompanies listed in the UK can now sell shares in mainland China due to closer co-operation between the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and its Shanghai counterpart.

Jun 18, 2019

ShanghaiLaSalle Investment Management (LaSalle) has begun work on five logistics developments projects in various cities throughout China.

Jun 11, 2019

Tokyo_Kabuki-choUBS has agreed a strategic partnership with Sumitomo Mitsui Trust as the Swiss bank looks to tap into Japan’s wealth management market.

Jun 11, 2019

Shanghai_skylineAegon Asset Management has taken its first steps towards setting up a wholly foreign-owned enterprise (WFOE) in China’s free trade zone after signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Shanghai Lujiazui Administration Bureau.

Jun 11, 2019

Hydroelectric_stationThe Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) made its first investment foray into Nepal after its board of directors gave the green light for a loan of up to $90 million for a hydropower project.

Jun 11, 2019

Indian_rupees.Flows into Indian equity mutual funds saw a resurgence in May following the re-election of Narendra Modi as prime minister.

Jun 04, 2019

ESG investingWhilst optimistic about the direction of travel when it comes to ESG investment in Asia driven by positive comments by Hong Kong authorities and China putting capital behind green finance, more progress can – and is expected – to be made, a panel of experts told Funds Global Asia at a recent roundtable.

Jun 04, 2019

Real_estateSumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank (Sumi Trust) has formed a joint venture with the UK FTSE 100 asset manager, Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI), to invest in real estate in Japan and “mature” markets in Asia Pacific.

Jun 04, 2019

WarehouseThe world’s largest real estate manager, Blackstone, has agreed an $18.7 billion deal with Singapore-based GLP Pte for 179 million square feet of US industrial warehouses used by e-commerce giants including Amazon.

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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.

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Apr 06, 2020

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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.