NEWS

Jan 08, 2019

Private_equity_searchPrivate equity firm ChrysCapital has rounded off the funding process for its eighth and latest fund, raising $850 million in four months.

Dec 18, 2018

The crown entity responsible for managing New Zealand’s NZ$39 billion (US$26.7 billion) Super Fund has hired Stephen Gilmore as its chief investment officer.

Dec 18, 2018

Franklin Templeton Investments has made two senior hires – both from the same manager – for its emerging markets equity team.

Dec 18, 2018

Emerging and frontier markets specialist East Capital has acquired fellow Swedish fund management company, Monyx, from its owner NewCap Holding.

Dec 18, 2018

The ability to achieve growth objectives in the current environment is a key concern, according to 68% of institutional investors surveyed in a State Street poll.

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Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Giving peace a chance

Jan 11, 2019

As US-China tensions escalated in 2018, the leaders of the two economies met in Buenos Aires to agree a truce. Aidan Yao, senior emerging Asia economist at Axa Investment Managers, talks to Romil...

INTERVIEW: Operational challenges

Jun 09, 2018

Caroline Higgins of Northern Trust tells George Mitton about A-share inclusion, ETF Connect and why Cayman funds predominate in the region.

Roundtables

HONG KONG ROUNDTABLE: A sunny picture

Jan 11, 2019

Changes to regulation, US-Sino trade tensions and further steps by China to open its capital markets were some of the topics discussed by our panel. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

SINGAPORE ROUNDTABLE: Optimism versus caution

Oct 23, 2018

The impact of financial technology, developments in Asian passporting and the promise of new markets in Thailand were among the topics discussed by our panel. Chaired by George Mitton in Singapore.