Executive Interviews

Apr 13, 2016

Francois-PerrinEast Capital recently revamped its China equity fund to be a thematic product focused on the environment. François Perrin tells George Mitton about the new direction.

Jan 07, 2016

Martin-GilbertMartin Gilbert, chief executive of Aberdeen Asset Management, talks to George Mitton about his firm’s new independent venture in China, trying not to gloat when the Chinese stock market collapsed, and his regret at missing out on mutual fund recognition.

Oct 07, 2015

Jim-McCaughanWith clients in most Asian countries, it'€™s no surprise Jim McCaughan, chief executive of Principal Global Investors, spends a lot of time travelling. He meets George Mitton.

Jul 20, 2015

Nicholas-HadowAberdeen Asset Management established its Asian headquarters in Singapore in 1992. George Mitton talks to Nick Hadow, director of business development, who is also chair of Singapore'€™s funds industry association.

Apr 13, 2015

Blair-PickerellBlair Pickerell's fluency in Chinese enabled him to spot a loophole in Taiwanese law that gave birth to the country'€™s offshore funds industry. George Mitton met him in Hong Kong.

Jan 15, 2015

Jack-LinIslamic finance is a nexus between Asia Pacific and the Middle East for Pioneer Investments. Jack Lin tells Stefanie Eschenbacher about his plans to expand into both regions and a new sharia-compliant fund to be launched with a local partner. 

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Executive Interviews

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Roundtables

Roundtable: Singapore comes of age as an Asian ESG hub

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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.

Roundtable: How well geared are Japanese assets for a new world?

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