Investment strategy

Mar 05, 2019

BiotechnologyTemasek Holdings, Singapore’s state-owned investment company, contributed to an $85 million series B funding round for Suzhou-based Gracell Biotechnologies.

Feb 26, 2019

US_China_trade_warHopes are rising that Washington and Beijing will reach a deal to end a long-running trade war after US President Donald Trump declared sufficient progress had been made between the two sides.

Feb 26, 2019

Indian_toll_roadThe Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (Omers) has struck its first infrastructure investment deal in India with the acquisition of a 22.4% stake in IndInfravit Trust, which holds a portfolio of five operational toll road concessions.

Feb 26, 2019

Asia_globeGlobal asset manager PineBridge Investments has hired Anthony Fasso as its new chief executive for the Asia Pacific region.

Feb 19, 2019

Real_estateAberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has built out its real estate offerings in the Asia Pacific region following its purchase of of Orion Partners, a regional real estate investment management firm, for an undisclosed fee.

Feb 19, 2019

BiotechnologyChinese biotech company Burning Rock closed another round of funding to the tune of RMB 850 million ($125.5 million), with Singapore’s GIC leading the financing.

Feb 19, 2019

Global ETFsJanuary saw net inflows of €12.3 billion into global exchange-traded funds (ETFs), according to figures published by French asset manager, Amundi.

Feb 05, 2019

AcquisitionAmundi, Europe’s largest asset management firm by assets under management (AuM), has acquired Mirae Asset Global Investments (Taiwan) for an undisclosed fee, the firm has announced.

Feb 05, 2019

RenminbiThe influence of China’s currency is continuing to grow from a global standpoint after it was confirmed that Chinese government renminbi bonds and policy bank securities will be added to the Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate Index.

Feb 05, 2019

Year of the PigAs China ushers in the Year of the Pig, the world’s second-largest economy is heading into the New Year with the prospect of further US tariffs on Chinese goods combined with its slowest pace of economic growth since 1990.

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Executive Interviews

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.

INTERVIEW: Giving peace a chance

Jan 11, 2019

As US-China tensions escalated in 2018, the leaders of the two economies met in Buenos Aires to agree a truce. Aidan Yao, senior emerging Asia economist at Axa Investment Managers, talks to Romil...

Roundtables

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.

HONG KONG ROUNDTABLE: A sunny picture

Jan 11, 2019

Changes to regulation, US-Sino trade tensions and further steps by China to open its capital markets were some of the topics discussed by our panel. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.