News

T. Rowe Price builds Tokyo multi-asset team

Tokyo_cityBaltimore-headquartered T. Rowe Price has established a multi-asset team based in Tokyo, announcing an appointment and relocation as part of the move. Richard Coghlan, global solutions portfolio manager in the multi-asset division and co-portfolio manager of the real assets strategy, will move from Baltimore to Tokyo. In addition to maintaining his current responsibilities, Coghlan will also work with the Asia Pacific team to develop income solutions for local markets in the region. T. Rowe Price has also hired Hajime Takigawa as a solution strategist. He most recently served as a senior portfolio manager at Russell Investments. Prior to that, he worked at Barclays Global Investors, which has since merged with BlackRock. Takigawa’s responsibilities include supporting the delivery of investment solutions and working closely with multiple teams to design custom investment strategies to meet the needs of local investors. He will report to Hong Kong-based Thomas Poullaouec, head of multi-asset solutions for APAC. “As Japan enters the era of ‘The 100-Year Life’, individuals, institutions and the government are preparing for a time when millions can expect to live for a century. T. Rowe Price is committed to helping generate sustainable return and income for retirement-oriented investors with our multi-asset solutions,” said Naoyuki Honda, country head of T. Rowe Price Japan. T. Rowe Price had US$332.5 billion in multi-asset portfolios as of June 2019, the firm said in a statement. ©2019 funds global asia

Sponsored Profiles

Sponsored feature: Asset allocators – How do you track your decisions?

Apr 06, 2020

Mark Barry, Head of Asset Allocation at Milestone Group, explores how a simple question can highlight opportunities to automate and streamline your asset allocation investment process.

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.

Executive Interviews

Executive interview: Understanding geographies

Apr 06, 2020

Margaret Harwood-Jones, co-head financing and securities services at Standard Chartered, shares her insights on platform standardisation, opportunities in Asia and regulatory change to encourage...

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...

Roundtables

Hong Kong roundtable: A ‘fragile Goldilocks situation’

Apr 06, 2020

With the global economy at a crossroads, our panel of experts share their thoughts on the market conditions, geopolitical volatility and growth opportunities. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

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.