Roundtable discussions

Jan 07, 2016

Funds Global brought together two authorities on India for a head-to-head discussion on Modi’s reforms, corruption in government and the sustainability of growth. Chaired by George Mitton in London.

Jan 07, 2016

Asian passports, mutual recognition and the relative virtues of omnibus versus segregated accounts were all discussed by our Hong Kong panel, chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick and Alan Chalmers.

Oct 07, 2015

Our panel of asset servicing firms discuss the promise and pitfalls of mutual fund recognition with China. Chaired by George Mitton and Alan Chalmers in Hong Kong.

Apr 13, 2015

Our panel discussed the benefits of passporting regimes, the role of Ucits in Asia and the disruptive effect of Alibaba. Chaired by Alan Chalmers and George Mitton in Hong Kong.

Jan 15, 2015

Several fund passport schemes in Asia have the asset management industry buzzing, but there are critical issues that need to be addressed before the schemes take off.

Sep 23, 2014

Alibaba is shaking up Asia, first with an approval to act as a third-party distributor and then with a half-a-trillion renminbi money market fund. The participants of our roundtable in Hong Kong discuss e-commerce, product evolution and the mutual fund recognition agreement between Hong Kong and China. Chaired by Stefanie Eschenbacher.

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Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: ‘We have to improve ourselves’

Jul 17, 2017

Raising productivity is essential for Abenomics to succeed, says Mitsuhiro Yuasa, co-founder of Rheos Capital.

INTERVIEW: Cash-rich and hoping to grow

Mar 20, 2017

The chief executive of Value Partners has ambitious plans and $335 million to spend. George Mitton meets King Lun Au.

Roundtables

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.

ROUNDTABLE: More transparency, less certainty

Mar 20, 2017

Our panel discussed exchange-traded funds, regulatory overdrive and whether mutual fund recognition has been a failure. Chaired by George Mitton in Hong Kong.