Sep 20, 2022

Indian rupeesBarings Private Equity Asia (BPEA) has completed what it claims is one of the biggest fundraises by an Asia-based private equity firm.

The Baring Asia Private Equity Fund VIII pulled in US$11.2 billion for its final close, surpassing its $8.5billion target.

Sep 20, 2022

ETF diceGerman asset manager DWS has partnered with Nippon Life India Asset Management for the launch of a Ucits ETF tracking Indian government bonds.

Sep 20, 2022

agricultural commoditiesAustralian fund manager Laguna Bay has awarded a fund administration mandate to fund services provider Apex Group.

Sep 20, 2022

Indian stocksJanak Dalal has been named Deutsche Bank’s head of securities services for India and Sri Lanka.

Sep 13, 2022

BNP Paribas ApacFormer Fidelity International executive Mike Nikou has been named as chief executive and head of distribution for the Asia Pacific business of BNP Paribas Asset Management.

Sep 13, 2022

Hong KongUK-based alternative investment firm Capstone Investment Advisors has made its first foray into the Asian market with the opening of a Hong Kong office.


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...


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.