We explain the rationale behind the judges' choices for the ESG Excellence categories of AsianInvestor's Asset Management Awards 2022.
VP Bank hires former GIC equities head; HKEX hires head of asset accumulation in sales and marketing; Cbus hires executive from LUCRF Super; Amundi promotes North Asia (ex. China) institutional business head; BNP Paribas Asset Management loses head of stewardship for Asia Pacific; Natixis Investment Managers adds its first Asia-based member of the management committee; and more.
The French fund house becomes the world’s largest responsible asset manager to help asset owners implement sustainable investing, underlining its serious commitment to ESG.
As sustainability rises as a priority among asset owners, they will need to grapple with how much they engage with poor ESG performers, and whether they should divest.
For our final set of award descriptions we reveal our top hedge fund manager, the best institutional solutions provider, Asia's top fund house and the asset manager of the year.
In fixed income markets, where a hike of a few basis points in interest rates could negate a year’s worth of income, risk-free assets are no longer the norm. Putting theory into practice to uncover opportunities means paying attention to detail.
Information sharing, analysis and on the ground knowledge all contributes to positive emerging market investment strategies, according to Yerlan Syzdykov, global head of emerging markets at Amundi.
Amundi is launching the world’s largest emerging markets green bond fund with IFC. Here's what it could achieve.
The fund house is laying off most of its investment and operations staff in Hong Kong and Singapore in a post-merger restructuring, while keeping teams intact elsewhere in the region.
Several senior staff are believed to have left the fund house following its merger with Pioneer Investments, including heads for Asia institutional and China, as well as a lead equities PM.
A growing gap between Western and Asian central banks’ monetary policies could potentially spur economic growth in Asia and help regional investors enjoy improved returns.
The French fund house will cut poorly performing and overlapping funds and focus on products close to client preferences, as it aims to build Asia AUM, said the group deputy CIO.