The China Investment Corporation released guidelines on reaching carbon neutrality at the portfolio level in the next five years and beyond;China will allow foreign institutional investors to trade bonds after record selloff; Westpac is transferring its superannuation funds to Mercer Super Trust; Korea's Government Employees Pension Service chooses alternative investment head at Samsung Life as new CIO.
NPS head of Americas private equity and global hedge funds team leaves after 11 years; AIA hires director of tactical asset allocation from JP Morgan Asset Management; Manulife appoints chief risk officer for Asia; Bruce Tomlinson leaves Australian Retirement Trust; Franklin Templeton makes senior appointments in Malaysia; Eastspring loses three C-suites; and more.
Singapore's tougher family office rules could attract more wealth; AXA Hong Kong to deploy $1.4 billion into alternative assets in 2022; AIA regional CEO Bill Lisle dies at 57; OTPP focuses investment in three Asia Pacific markets; Asset Management Awards 2022: Best asset service providers
AIA Sri Lanka names Chathuri Munaweera as its first female CEO as Nikhil Advani takes up top position at AIA Thailand; Former HK finance secretary John Tsang joins fintech advisory committee; Fidelity International promotes Victoria Mio to head of equity research for Asia Pacific; Sectoral AM hires regional director from Nikko AM; and more.
AIA, Asia's largest life and health insurer, has five priorities, or pillars, in its ESG strategy.
AIA’s market economist discusses the foreseeable impact of the current economic climate to investors, with central banks raising interest rates to combat inflation and heightened geo-political risks in Europe.
Asia's mega life insurer says the regional infrastructure investment market - including the renewable sector - is now mature enough for investors to take the plunge
Even China is concerned about its Russia exposure; AIA puts on its acquisition hat; SFC fines HSBC Securities Brokers (Asia) HK$6.3 million; HKMA issues bonds; Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) invests $350 million into Indian commercial space; and more ...
CIO Chunyen Liu speaks to FA about exerting positive influence across the Asian investment community.
GIC, APG and KRC Capital invest $1 billion into CitizenM, a lodging company in the Netherlands; Mark Konyn of AIA says there are opportunities in China's tech sector; Singapore's MAS to pilot green digital platforms; Taiwan's BLF hires six local and foreign asset managers for CSR mandate; and more.
AIA Myanmar CEO joins Sun Life Vietnam; Active Super appoints Nathan Hagarty to the board; KIC head of real estate departs after two months in role; NPS loses infrastructure and real estate heads; QIC appoints chief executive; Eastspring adds two regional CEOs; Manulife IM makes China fixed income hires; Willis Towers Watson names head of Asia; and more
At AsianInvestor's Mandating Change Week panellists discussed how to integrate external managers with existing internal ESG frameworks