NEWS

Feb 04, 2020

Indonesian_infrastructureKeppel Capital is aiming to raise US$1 billion as part of the launch of its new closed-end infrastructure private equity fund.

Feb 04, 2020

Digital_client_verificationA cybersecurity breach has been cited as the top reason by institutional investors to carry out an unplanned review of a mandate.

Feb 04, 2020

Circular_economyZurich-based RobecoSAM has launched a strategy that seeks to take advantage of the “paradigm shift” toward a ‘circular economy’, wherein resources are used and recycled for as long as possible in a bid to minimise waste.

Feb 04, 2020

Emerging marketsIf US, Chinese or European growth plummets, emerging markets will suffer. But even if the US economy grows faster than the rest of the world and the Fed looks to raise rates, it won’t bode well for emerging markets assets either, says Sergey Dergachev, lead emerging markets debt manager at Union Investments.

Jan 28, 2020

UK-SingaporeA thinktank representing the UK asset management market has called for the development of a new UK-specific fund structure that can compete with Ucits and AIFs in the Asia Pacific market.

Jan 28, 2020

Grand_Palace_ThailandAssets in Thailand’s mutual funds industry have risen by 6.52% in 2019 thanks to the increased value of bonds and equities.

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Sponsored Profiles

Sponsored feature: How is DLT changing the global securities services landscape?

Oct 17, 2019

By Jeslyn Tan, global head of product management, securities services, at Deutsche Bank

Sponsored feature: A new base for fund distribution

Oct 16, 2019

To get the most value out of the digitisation of investment fund distribution, a blockchain-based infrastructure is fundamental. By Olivier Portenseigne, Managing Director and Chief Commercial Officer, Fundsquare.

Sponsored profile: Bridging the gap

Mar 11, 2019

Private equity is a core part of the business for Caceis’ Hong Kong office, which looks after clients in China and Europe. David Li, chief executive officer, explains why private equity enjoys strong client demand and how it is being used to fund China’s international infrastructure ambitions.

SPONSORED FEATURE: Market knowledge key to fund distribution in Asia

Jan 11, 2019

The highly fragmented investment markets in the Asia-Pacific region require detailed knowledge of each market’s unique characteristics and framework. By Lou Kiesch, Partner, and Marc Noirhomme, Director, at Deloitte Luxembourg.

Executive Interviews

Executive interview: ‘Bull markets don’t die of old age’

Dec 12, 2019

Having a balanced portfolio in the midst of the longest expansion in history is an investment imperative, Chris Alderson, co-head of global equity and head of international equity at T Rowe Price...

Executive interview: Timing the market

Oct 17, 2019

Amy Cho, Schroders’ Hong Kong chief executive and regional head of intermediary clients, tells Romil Patel about Hongkongers’ love of investing, staying nimble in a volatile market and following...

Roundtables

Singapore roundtable: A horizon to hold long-term assets

Dec 12, 2019

Panellists discuss the geopolitical fractures concerning asset owners, Singapore as a hub for fintech start-ups and why it makes sense to raise capital from a Variable Capital Company (VCC). Chaired by Romil Patel in Singapore.

Roundtable: Priming for Asia’s growth

Oct 17, 2019

Panellists discuss expanding product capability across Asia-Pacific, the opportunities and regulatory challenges around data and the prospects for ETFs in the region. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.