NEWS

Aug 16, 2022

Battery roomGlobal fund manager BlackRock is planning to spend more than A$1 billion (US$700 million) to acquire a stake in Australia-based battery developer Akaysha Energy.

Aug 16, 2022

Hong Kong 1Waterfall Asset Management, a US-based alternative investment manager, has opened an office in Hong Kong.

Aug 16, 2022

Hiring nowFrance-based private wealth manager Indosuez has appointed three investment advisors in Asia.

Aug 16, 2022

ResearchInvestment consultant Mercer has made two internal appointments to its Asia-Pacific and Middle East research teams.

Aug 16, 2022

Acquisition1Global investment manager Barings has bought Australia-based Altis Property Partners as it looks to break into the Asian real estate investment market.

Aug 09, 2022

Swiss exchangeSIX Swiss Exchange has launched the China-Switzerland leg of the Stock Connect scheme that will enable cross-border trading between the respective stock exchanges of Switzerland, Shanghai and Shenzhen.

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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.