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Capital Group has appointed Vanessa Huang as director of financial intermediaries for Singapore and Southeast Asia.
6 Oct 2022
Announcing the winners of The Asset Triple A Private Banking and Wealth Management Awards 2022.
6 Oct 2022
SFOs applying for tax incentives must allocate 10% of assets to local investments
5 Oct 2022
M&G Real Estate (M&G) has acquired the Minato Mirai Center Building, a prime-grade office tower in Yokohama, for more than 100 billion yen (US$700 million).
5 Oct 2022
SC Capital Partners Group has appointed four senior executives to strengthen its team in the Asia-Pacific region. They are Man Yik (M.Y.) Chiu as managing director and head of asset management for its Real Estate Capital Asia Partners (RECAP) series of opportunistic funds; June Kim Kyoung Joon as executive director for its Japan Hospitality Fund (JHF); Justin Cham as investment director; and Jester Perez as research director.
5 Oct 2022
Retirement assets in Asia ex-Japan saw a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.8% between 2017 and 2021, reaching total investable assets of US$4.6 trillion in 2021, a new report finds. Meanwhile, the percentage of assets outsourced to managers grew to 36.8% in 2021, from 30.6% in 2017, mainly driven by greater overseas exposure, Cerulli Associates says in its latest report, Asian Retirement Markets 2022: Weaving Stable Safety Nets.
5 Oct 2022
Pierfront Capital Fund Management has announced the final close of its second private credit fund, the Keppel-Pierfront Private Credit Fund, raising investable capital of almost US$700 million.
3 Oct 2022
Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP), one of the world’s largest pension funds, is beefing up its presence in Asia, which it considers as a strategically important market. Despite the challenging business environment, OTPP expects the region to contribute significantly to its goal of reaching C$300 billion (US$216 billion) in net assets by 2030. It currently oversees C$242 billion.
3 Oct 2022
The Asian Association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles (ANREV) has released its latest study on fee and cost structures of non-listed real estate funds in Asia-Pacific, as part of its efforts to enhance transparency on fees for investors. According to the study, the average total global expense ratio (TGER) for non-listed real estate funds in the region stands at 1.12%, with notable variations across various vehicle characteristics such as vehicle style, structure or size.
1 Oct 2022
Pictet has appointed Victor Aerni as chief executive officer of wealth management in Asia, based in Singapore, with effect from July 1 2023.
29 Sep 2022
Gold broke through the US$2,000 per ounce ceiling on March 8 2022. The Ukraine crisis, coupled with stagflation fears, saw investors turn to the yellow metal as well as gold exchange-traded funds to add a defensive layer to their portfolios. Gold is now around US$1,650 an ounce, and is widely forecast to continue on its downward slide.
29 Sep 2022
CGS-CIMB Securities has launched the CSOP CGS-CIMB FTSE Asia Pacific Low Carbon Index ETF, an exchange-traded fund that invests in Asia-Pacific’s most carbon-efficient companies, giving investors a way to tap the region’s rapid growth while rewarding enterprises that have done more to reduce carbon emissions.
28 Sep 2022
BNP Paribas Asset Management has appointed Jane Karen Ho as head of stewardship, Asia-Pacific, within its global sustainability centre, effective October 3.
28 Sep 2022