Alternatives

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.

Mar 28, 2023

infrastructure, private assetsA majority of institutional investors in Asia Pacific plan to increase their allocations to both infrastructure and private assets in order to cope with profound market changes.

Mar 28, 2023

DWS, Deutsche Bank Group, WangGerman asset manager DWS has named Vanessa Wang as head of Asia Pacific in a move designed to bolster the firm’s presence in the region.

Mar 21, 2023

Barings, acquire, Australian, asset managerUS-based asset manager Barings is set to acquire Australia-based Gryphon Capital Investments (GCI) in a move that will grow its presence in the Asia Pacific market.

Mar 14, 2023

real estate, allianceTwo Asian alternative investment managers are joining forces for a real estate investment venture.

Mar 14, 2023

Malaysia, officeHong Kong-based specialist asset servicer Linnovate Partners has expended its presence in the Asian market after opening an office in Malaysia.

Mar 07, 2023

Tokyo, Impax AMLondon-based specialist investor Impax Asset Management is bolstering its presence in Asia with the opening of a Tokyo office.

Mar 07, 2023

Singapore, fund, managers, private, credit, fund managers, private creditTwo Singapore-based asset managers, Yangzijiang Financial and Tahan Capital Management, have partnered to invest in private credit assets across Asia.

Mar 07, 2023

CEO, chief, executiveCredit-focused investment manager Muzinich & Co has appointed Andrew Tan as chief executive for Asia Pacific.

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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.

Opinion

The emergence of AI-powered funds

Contradictory market sentiments from commentators have impeded the decision-making powers of the first wave of AI-powered ETFs, says Alvin Chia of Northern Trust Asset Servicing.

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.

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...

Roundtables

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.