News

Man Group launches Asia fund

Equites_fundMan GLG, the discretionary investment arm of Man Group, has launched an Asian equites fund. The Man GLG Asia Opportunities Fund is a response to client demand, according to the firm. It will have a long-only strategy and invest in equities that are listed on Asian exchanges or earn most of its revenue from the region. Man GLG claims that the fund will aim to produce gross returns 3-5% higher than its chosen benchmark, the MSCI all-country Asia ex-Japan net index. The fund will be managed by Andrew Swan, head of Asia (ex-Japan). ©2022 funds global asia

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

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.

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

Jul 12, 2021

As we prepare to emerge from Covid, experts look at overcoming demographic issues through a combination of good tech and corporate governance, improving productivity and meeting an ambitious government carbon emissions reduction target. Chaired by Romil Patel.