OUTSOURCING

Mar 23, 2021

HSBC TowerA loosening of outsourcing rules in Thailand has led HSBC Securities Services to launch a fund administration service for asset managers and owners.

Jan 12, 2021

OutsorcingFirst Sentier Investors (FSI) has hired Northern Trust to provide a middle office outsourcing service.

May 07, 2019

OutsourcingAlmost 80% of Australian-based superannuation funds and asset managers would consider using an outsourced trading solution to assist with end-to-end trade execution and middle office needs, a Northern Trust survey shows.

Apr 23, 2019

Northern Trust has hired Conlon Chen as the head of operations for its global fund services business in Asia.

Oct 02, 2018

OutsourcingThe National Pension Service (NPS) of Korea has chosen State Street to provide back and middle-office outsourcing services.

Mar 13, 2018

OutsourcingPing An Asset Management will take over managing the $71.5 million Old Mutual China Equity Fund as part of an outsourcing deal.

Dec 12, 2017

DogPost-brexit, increasing the powers of European watchdogs to police cross-border finance may threaten the asset management industry’s current distribution system. Mark Latham investigates the proposals.

Nov 28, 2017

Hong_KongJulien Kasparian, a 20-year veteran at BNP Paribas Securities Services, will move from London to Asia to become the company's head of Hong Kong.

Sep 23, 2014

North KoreaFrontier market investors have arrived in countries under sanctions and embargoes, such as Iran and Cuba, even those without stock markets, such as North Korea and Myanmar. Stefanie Eschenbacher investigates the investment opportunities. 

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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Roundtables

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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.

Roundtable: ‘What’s priced in versus what surprises’

Jan 04, 2021

As we head into 2021, our panel of experts in Singapore pore over the key risks that are not fully priced in, the impact of the incoming Biden administration on Asia and the dominant investment theme that is China. Chaired by Romil Patel.