Investment strategy

Nov 05, 2019

Miyajima_gateAsset Management One International (AMOI), a London-based subsidiary of Japan’s Asset Management One, is launching two Luxembourg-domiciled Ucits funds investing in Japanese equities.

Nov 05, 2019

Real_estate_soldThe real assets business of Axa Investment Managers (Axa IM) has completed the off-market acquisition of a residential tower block in Japan from a Japanese property firm for an undisclosed sum.

Nov 05, 2019

Stock_Exchange_of_ThailandThailand’s Government Pension Fund (GPF) is aiming to use an ESG lens for all of its investments in the Thai market across equity classes including real estate, private equity and infrastructure by the first quarter of 2020.

Oct 29, 2019

Gold_ETFState Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has unveiled a new physical-backed gold exchange-traded fund (ETF) for the Japanese market.

Oct 29, 2019

Internet ETFJapan’s Nikko Asset Management has awarded a custody mandate for a Hong Kong-domiciled internet exchange-traded fund (ETF) to BNP Paribas Securities Services (BNPP SS).

Oct 29, 2019

Handshake_contractSingapore bank DBS has signed an agreement with funds platform Allfunds in order to gain access to third-party mutual funds for its wealth management business.

Oct 29, 2019

ETFsGoldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) has launched a new exchange-traded fund (ETF) designed to give European investors access to the Chinese government bond market.

Oct 22, 2019

Japanese_airlinesThe Japanese government has approved controversial new rules that will place limits on overseas investments in domestic companies within strategically sensitive industries.

Oct 22, 2019

AllianzAllianz has looked to expand its real estate business in China by forming a joint venture (JV) with a fund managed by a subsidiary of Singapore-based alternative asset manager Keppel Capital.

Oct 22, 2019

Shenzhen_cityDutch fund administrator Intertrust has expanded its China presence with a new office in Shenzhen.

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