Pension fund investors in the region are looking at greater diversification and at more sustainable investing in response to the complexities of the global capital markets, according to a new report from Mercer.
The Dutch pension fund has entered its first investment in the Asia Pacific that purely focuses on the innovation and life sciences sectors.
A majority of global private equity investors say their private equity investments have outperformed their public equity portfolios, according to Coller Capital’s latest private equity barometer survey.
Despite the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on economies, more than $1 trillion flowed into ETFs globally in 2021, with a growing number of investors looking to invest in thematic varieties.
Apac real estate assets will continue to draw more global investors chasing better returns in different niche sectors in Australia, Japan, and Korea.
With an improved performance picture and maturing capital markets, the potential for upside in Asia Pacific’s private markets can no longer be overlooked, a new survey has found.
Consistent returns is a must for Asian asset owners when it comes to selecting external managers, according to an AOI report. Information delivery also ranks high on the list.
Investors engaged in less ESG activism during a record nine months for PE dealmaking, but the market expects this to change.
ESG adoption among institutional and wholesale investors in Asia-pacific is not just a passing fad and is being driven by client demand, says a new study from Capital Group.
Nearly 50% of institutional investors and family offices in Asia Pacific intend to increase the number of external managers for their thematic investments in equities over the next 12 months.
Japan, Korea and China are leading the charge into overseas assets which are set to grow from $5.9 trillion to $9.3 trillion between 2020 and 2025.
Global trends and research overwhelmingly show that private equity firms regard ESG as of growing importance, with firms based in Europe leading the way. However, Asia Pacific is a notable hotspot in the growth of ESG-awareness in the private markets, with firms proactively seeking out initiatives to improve ESG performance. Liam Woods, Apex APAC Head of Business Development, reflects on these drivers of greater ESG prominence in 2020, predicting that 2021 will be the year in which ES…