Executive Interviews

Jun 19, 2012

Charles-BeazleyWestern asset managers aiming to capture the opportunities in Asia got it all wrong because they failed to understand the market, according to Charles Beazley of Nikko Asset Management. Stefanie Eschenbacher talks to him about the 'big three', expansion plans and the delayed stock exchange listing.

Apr 17, 2012

Asia_business_friendlyAsia is demanding more control over the Ucits brand and questioning whether it should continue to import a concept designed for Europe. Stefanie Eschenbacher talks to Sally Wong, chief executive officer at the Hong Kong Investment Fund Association.

Apr 17, 2012

Lieven_DebruyneLieven Debruyne, chief executive officer at Schroder Investment Management in Hong Kong, talks to George Mitton about local-to-local business, the growth of pensions and how Asian investors were burnt in the crisis.

Jan 10, 2012

Gerth_squareAviva Investors chief executive explains Singapore move.

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Executive Interviews

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Roundtables

Roundtable: How well geared are Japanese assets for a new world?

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As we prepare to emerge from Covid, experts look at overcoming demographic issues through a combination of good tech and corporate governance, improving productivity and meeting an ambitious government carbon emissions reduction target. Chaired by Romil Patel.

Hong Kong roundtable: Increasing China’s prominence as an asset class

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