The leading Dutch pension fund is beefing up its real estate headcount as it looks for more opportunities - and alpha - beyond developed Asia.
The world can’t move to a sustainable future without investing in developing countries and providing them with the infrastructure they need, according to ESG specialists.
Join this invitation-only event to explore the alternative sectors, strategies and assets that can offer effective ways for managing family office portfolios.
As investment strategies on traditional datasets have become saturated, and institutional investors face the ever-increasing challenge of finding outperformance, everyone is looking at ‘alternative data’. But what is the right data? Which can actually add value? Sentiment Data, be it from filings, news reports or even social media, is becoming an increasingly fertile ground for quantitatively-orientated investment managers to find alpha and mitigate risk. No other ‘alternative dat…
Also called orange bonds, this relatively new class of sustainable financing aims to remove gender bias and improve women’s equality and living standards in developing countries.
From industrial estates to lifestyle consumables, the country is open to foreign investors looking for opportunities in an emerging market.
Asian families are well-placed to ensure their portfolios have purpose. Anecdotal evidence suggests these investors are at the forefront of the impact investing trend, accelerating their allocations to deploy more capital to assets that create social and other sustainable benefits, while also generating positive returns.
Sun Life considers launching second ESG fund in Hong Kong as it banks on the growing theme; NPS lowers exposure to large-cap and other domestic shares; Temasek's Vertex Technology Acquisition Corporation becomes first special purpose acquisition company on the Singapore Exchange; and more
Following the success of our dedicated event for SFOs and MFOs in September, the AsianInvestor is bringing back the next get-together in our AsianInvestor Family Office series – on digital assets. This new virtual event is target to bring together like-minded investment executives exclusively from SFOs and MFOs.
With flexible mandates and a patient approach to capital, family offices are increasingly focused on the value-add that digital assets can offer. As a store of wealth, an effective diversifier and a potential source of alpha, cryptocurrencies and similar instruments are gaining traction. In today’s landscape, in particular, these assets can mitigate risks from higher inflation, prolonged low rates and other macro dynamics. To capture such benefits, it is essential for family off…
Understanding the long-term impact of sweeping structural shifts in societies, economies and the physical environment has never been more important for SWFs and government funds. The ever-larger size and scope of their portfolios demands a constant reexamination of their capabilities, resources and strategies. But against a backdrop of economic uncertainties, geopolitical tensions, new technologies and evolving investment themes – coupled with an ongoing desire for higher yields, …
Planning portfolios and asset allocation in the current environment is increasingly challenging. But with sweeping transformations to societies and economies globally, investors’ focus has shifted from traditional sectors to themes likely to shape tomorrow’s world. As investors try to identify winning strategies for 2022, and beyond, passive instruments that offer exposure to emerging technologies are seeing strong inflows. From AI, machine learning and robotics, to 5G, intelligen…