Life insurance companies are having to adapt to new or upcoming regulatory regimes that will likely have a significant impact on investment decisions in the coming year.
Japan's state pension fund announced changes to its manager lineup for active foreign equities with 19 new mandates; Hong Kong's Mandatory Provident Fund may see a double-digit rebound in 2023; and more.
The Singaporean insurer’s portfolio includes direct and indirect holdings across the Asia Pacific, North America and Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Australian superannuation fund HESTA almost doubles its commitment to sustainability focused private equity investment program; Temasek in funding round for fintech startup focusing on rural India; and more.
Terry Yung joins BOC Life as chief investment officer; Pinebridge appoints co-heads for Asia ex-Japan fixed income; Korea's KY AM names alternatives head; Nomura AM Taiwan gets new CEO; and more.
The manager of the Norwegian sovereign wealth fund has concerns about the number of women occupying top corporate roles in Japan; insurance giant AIA is diving into China’s commercial property sector with a stake in a retail-office complex; and more.
Cbus announces board changes; HKEX opens new office; Northern Trust hires from Franklin Templeton; FTLife hires deputy CIO from BOC Life; Perpetual AM names deputy equities chief; and more.
It's better to incorporate a sustainability agenda in portfolios than simply divesting, the insurer's sustainability head for Malaysia says. Frameworks are key to achieve this.
Global asset managers have tried to step up their presence in China for years. Those efforts gathered speed recently after Manulife and Fidelity won regulatory approval to operate wholly-owned onshore businesses.
AsianInvestor’s Insurance Investment Briefing Singapore returns on 7 March 2023. It will bring together a select group of senior investment leaders in the insurance space to discuss keys to building a resilient portfolio in the current environment and share insights on managing regulatory changes and sustainability targets.
AsianInvestor’s Insurance Investment Briefing Hong Kong returns on 10 March 2023 and will gather senior investment leaders from the insurance community to discuss the latest industry trends, asset allocation strategies, sustainability considerations and regulatory updates.
With inflation high and rising, pension and insurance investors are urged to look more closely at their liability matching investment strategies.