Oct 12, 2021

Hong-KongHong Kong-based fund manager BEA Union Investment Management has appointed Citi as custodian and fund administrator for its first mutual fund restructure using the open-ended fund company (OFC) structure.

Oct 12, 2021

Osaka skylineAxa IM Alts has bolstered its Asian real estate portfolio following the purchase of two residential assets in Osaka, Japan.

Oct 12, 2021

Bond market conceptSingapore-based United Overseas Bank (UOB) and digital securities exchange ADDX have announced the ‘digitisation’ of a sustainability-linked bond issued by local energy firm Sembcorp.

Oct 12, 2021

AcquisitionInvestment data provider FE fundinfo has Australian research and ratings firm Zenith Group in a move designed to increase its presence in the Asia Pacific region.

Oct 05, 2021

ETF blocksUS fund manager VanEck has listed a passive investment fund tracking designed to capitalise on the growth of China’s so-called ‘new economy’.

Oct 05, 2021

Hired 8Global advisory firm and investment consultant Willis Towers Watson (WTW) has expanded its Asia Pacific investments team by a third in reaction to growing demand for delegated investment services.


Executive Interviews

Executive interview: PGIM CEO on where the ESG flowers should bloom

Sep 27, 2021

David Hunt, president and chief executive of PGIM, tells Romil Patel about leading a top 10 global asset manager in times where “empowering and encouraging the kind of investment decisions as...

Executive interview: Nicolas Moreau’s orderly transition

Jul 12, 2021

Nicolas Moreau, CEO of HSBC Asset Management, is moving to Asia as the firm looks to connect more directly with the region’s growth story. ESG is also a key focus – including the ‘just’ carbon...


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

Jul 12, 2021

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

Mar 04, 2021

Our line-up of experts in Hong Kong considers the importance of fixed income ETFs, sustainability and the prospects of increasing China in the indices. Chaired by Romil Patel.