News

Capital Group to offer corporate bond Ucits in Asia

BeijingUS-based Capital Group has added a global corporate bond fund to its Luxembourg-domiciled Ucits range for distribution in Europe and Asia. The firm, which has $1.6 trillion under management, has added a series of fixed income funds to its Luxembourg range in the past year, including a US corporate bond fund and a high-yield bond fund. “This milestone underlines our commitment both to the asset class and to enhancing our offering for clients around the world,” said Thomas Quantrille, head of Asia. The firm says the new fund will buy investment-grade corporate bonds only, avoiding the temptation to buy high-yield bonds as well. Capital Group has offices in Beijing, Hong Kong, Mumbai, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo. ©2018 funds global asia

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.