Asian institutions announce plans to invest in UK; AustralianSuper CIO thinks narrative around China is too pessimistic; AIA publishes first climate transition plan; Japan Post Bank to add real estate to portfolio; and more.
The expansion of SDI AOP, the world’s largest investor-led sustainable investment platform, into REITs — including those in Asia — reflects growing investor demand for data on real assets and private markets.
Taiwan's BLF shortlists six managers for local equity mandate; GIC purchases stake in European hotel chain; China's state-run basic pension fund posts 2022 results; Japan's GPIF posts loss in September-ended quarter; and more.
Saudi Arabia's PIF weighs India office; FWD postpones IPO plans again; AustralianSuper inks its largest European infra deal; Temasek inks deep-tech pact with local universities; Aviva sells stake in Singlife; and more.
With offices in London and New York, the head of talent at Australia’s largest superannuation fund discusses the challenges of hiring in foreign markets.
Prudential names Eastspring CEO; AustralianSuper names PE, international head; FWD Singapore appoints chief high net worth officer; Janus Henderson hires in Singapore, HK; GIC head of sustainability leaves; and more.
AsianInvestor presents the most noteworthy people moves involving asset owners across Asia Pacific in the past month. Sovereign wealth funds and central banks were especially in focus.
AustralianSuper appoints London-based deputy CIO; KIC names new COO, CCO; GIC appoints new Asia PE head; JP Morgan AM names new APAC institutional head, China CEO; BlackRock APAC head of public policy retires; and more.
Manulife China JV CEO joins HSBC; AustralianSuper adds to equity team: Morgan Stanley IM appoints Asia head; Sung Hung Kai & Co adds PE head from Mirae Asset; Matthews Asia hires new regional head; and more.
Korea's sovereign wealth fund plans takes steps on voting rights in portfolio companies; Malaysia's EPF's investment income for 2022 drops from a year ago; Australian pension fund questions manager investment in India's Adani Group; and more.
The AsianInvestor team spoke to some heavyweights in the asset owner industry in February, discussing a wide variety of trends and topics.
Inflation and economic uncertainty are leading to dwindling opportunities for investors, top executives from both institutions told AsianInvestor.