Jun 13, 2023

AIIB, Indian, PE, fund, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, private equity, fund manager, Lok CapitalThe Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has committed US$25 million to a closed-end private equity fund managed by Indian fund manager Lok Capital.

Jun 07, 2023

Capital Square, Basil Technology, merge, Singapore, technology, private equity, fund manager, Singapore marketTwo Singapore-based, technology-focused private equity fund managers have completed a merger that makes the combined entity one of the biggest players in the Singapore market.

May 02, 2023

Asia, startup, hedge funds, fundraising, global financial crisis, dataFirst-time hedge funds in Asia saw their poorest fundraising year since the global financial crisis, according to recently published data.

Apr 25, 2023

Manulife, rebrand, China, funds, venture, Canadian, Manulife

Canadian insurer Manulife has wasted no time since being granted permission to take full ownership of its onshore China funds venture.

Apr 18, 2023

Private equity firm Warburg Pincus is set to become the largest institutional shareholder in China-based Zhou Asset Management after buying a 23.3% stake.

Apr 11, 2023

Amicus Capital, PE, fund, private equity, IndiaIndia-based private equity firm Amicus Capital has announced the first close of its second investment fund.

Apr 11, 2023

Point Hope, Asia, consumer, debt, fund, platformSingapore-based fund manager Point Hope has partnered with debt management company Longan Group for the launch of a fund platform focused on consumer debt.

Apr 11, 2023

GLP, acquisition, PE, M3CP, real estate

One of Asia's largest real estate firms, GLP, has acquired UK-based private equity advisory firm M3 Capital Partners (M3CP).

Apr 11, 2023

Linedata, expands, Asia, Pacific, Asia Pacific

Investment software firm Linedata has expanded its suite of services for asset managers in Asia Pacific.

Mar 29, 2023

advantage, China, internet, market, OctoberChina's internet market presents one of the most compelling long-term growth potentials for investors today, given the catalysts supporting the sector from both macro and fundamental perspectives, explains Dr Xiaolin Chen, head of international, KraneShares.


Industry comments

Investing in tomorrow’s world

investmentAt times like these, HSBC Asset Management easily pivots towards emerging markets.

The spotlight on growth markets and the need to be nimble and dynamic is ever-sharper, given the difficulty in predicting monetary policy in the world’s major nations.

Sponsored feature: Navigating the complexities of FX execution and currency risk

A comprehensive, cost-effective, and transparent currency overlay hedging solution is crucial to mitigate FX exposure risks in the complex landscapes of Japan and China's FX markets, explains Hans Jacob Feder, PhD, global head of FX services at MUFG Investor Services.


Transitioning to an era of scarcity

The world is transitioning from an era of commodity abundance to one of undersupply. Ben Ross and Tyler Rosenlicht of Cohen & Steers believe this shift may result in significant returns for commodities and resource producers over the next decade.

Asia credit: An outsized winner in the region’s energy transition?

Ross Dilkes, fixed income portfolio manager at Wellington Management, examines the opportunities and risks for bond investors presented by the region’s decarbonisation agenda.

A quiet revolution in Japan’s corporate governance

revolution, Japan, corporate governance, Shareholders, corporate, governance, standards, improvement, Tetsuro Takase, SuMi TrustShareholders in Japan no longer accept below-par corporate governance standards. Changes are taking place, but there are still areas for improvement, says Tetsuro Takase at SuMi Trust.

Why rising demand for healthcare is creating investment opportunities in China

rising demand, healthcare, investment, opportunities, China, Robert St Clair, Investment Strategy, Fullerton Fund ManagementRobert St Clair, head of investment strategy at Fullerton Fund Management, explores the reasons investors should be paying attention to the rising demand for healthcare in China.

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...


India: An “obvious choice for global investors”

Jun 22, 2023

Funds Europe, the sister publication of Funds Global Asia, hosted an India investment discussion with two seasoned experts and asked if India is the ‘last one standing’ from the Brics phenomenon. We also hear that for India, the inclusion of Indian bonds in a major index may not be the desired...

Roundtable: Singapore comes of age as an Asian ESG hub

Dec 01, 2021

Strong ESG credentials strengthen the case for Singapore as a leader in Asia of the post-Covid recovery. Our panel discusses the risks and opportunities.