Investment strategy

Apr 09, 2019

Asia-Pacific_globeAberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has appointed Ben Sheehan as a senior equity investment specialist for the Asia Pacific region.

Apr 09, 2019

asian infrastructure investment bankThe Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has given the green light for loans in Sri Lanka, totalling $280 million, and Laos, which will receive $40 million.

Apr 09, 2019

ESG_investingInvestors are increasing environmental, social and governance (ESG) investments in line with the UN’s sustainable development goals (SDGs) framework, according to a study by BNP Paribas Securities Services (BNPP SS).

Apr 09, 2019

BlackRock_branchThe world’s largest asset manager has set its sights on expanding in China, as the world’s second-largest economy liberalises its financial markets.

Apr 02, 2019

ShanghaiFranklin Templeton has hired Jin Mei to lead its wholly foreign-owned enterprise (WFOE) for China. Mei will be based in Shanghai as the global investment firm looks to boost its capabilities in the country.

Apr 02, 2019

Hand-shake-femaleAustralia’s sovereign wealth fund (SWF), the Future Fund, has appointed Sue Brake as its deputy chief investment officer for portfolio strategy.

Apr 02, 2019

AcquisitionThe Singaporean sovereign wealth fund, GIC, has purchased a 25% stake in citizenM, a Dutch hotel real estate operator and developer with an enterprise value of $2.24 billion (€2 billion).

Mar 26, 2019

Chinese_pensionersA joint venture between UK-based asset manager Standard Life Aberdeen and China’s Tianjin TEDA International has been granted regulatory approval to develop a pensions business in China.

Mar 26, 2019

China_map_currencySingapore-based private equity firm Tembusu Partners is set to launch a number of investment funds in China totalling RMB1 billion ($149 million).

Mar 26, 2019

GavelBank of China International Securities (BCIS) has been hit with a $1.27 million (HK$10 million) fine by Hong Kong’s securities regulator over its failure to follow guidelines on the selling of investment products.

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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.