Executive Interviews

Jan 07, 2016

Martin-GilbertMartin Gilbert, chief executive of Aberdeen Asset Management, talks to George Mitton about his firm’s new independent venture in China, trying not to gloat when the Chinese stock market collapsed, and his regret at missing out on mutual fund recognition.

Oct 07, 2015

Jim-McCaughanWith clients in most Asian countries, it'€™s no surprise Jim McCaughan, chief executive of Principal Global Investors, spends a lot of time travelling. He meets George Mitton.

Jul 20, 2015

Nicholas-HadowAberdeen Asset Management established its Asian headquarters in Singapore in 1992. George Mitton talks to Nick Hadow, director of business development, who is also chair of Singapore'€™s funds industry association.

Apr 13, 2015

Blair-PickerellBlair Pickerell's fluency in Chinese enabled him to spot a loophole in Taiwanese law that gave birth to the country'€™s offshore funds industry. George Mitton met him in Hong Kong.

Jan 15, 2015

Jack-LinIslamic finance is a nexus between Asia Pacific and the Middle East for Pioneer Investments. Jack Lin tells Stefanie Eschenbacher about his plans to expand into both regions and a new sharia-compliant fund to be launched with a local partner. 

Jan 15, 2015

Carol WongOld Mutual Global Investors plans to bring more new products to Asia, having recently hired an Asian equities team and a product developer. Carol Wong talks to Stefanie Eschenbacher about building a presence in Asia, promoting a brand in a competitive market and the opportunities presented by Asian fund passports.

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Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Making a name

Apr 18, 2018

Formed by a merger in 2012, Old Mutual Global Investors was little-known in Asia. Carol Wong, managing director for Asia-Pacific, is changing that. She talks to George Mitton.

INTERVIEW: Joining the family

Dec 12, 2017

An acquisition has increased the visibility of Natixis investment managers in Australia. George Mitton talks to its local chief executive.

Roundtables

SINGAPORE ROUNDTABLE: Small nation, big ambitions

Apr 18, 2018

Our cross-industry panel discussed fund passporting, robo-advisers and the potential of a new investment structure, the S-Vacc. Chaired by George Mitton in Singapore.

REAL ESTATE ROUNDTABLE: In search of a home

Jul 17, 2017

From Korean warehouses to Chinese hospitals, investors’ holding periods are growing in Asia. But in a market awash with liquidity, so is competition for assets. Our panel in Hong Kong discuss real estate investment.