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.
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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.
December's most read: Canadian pensions eye build-to-rent; Future Fund hiring; family offices' private asset plans
Four of the five most-read stories were related to Australia, including Vanguard's entry into the pension market and Canadian pensions' plans in real estate. Family offices also offered insight into private asset investment plans.
AustralianSuper reshuffles investment leadership team; SFC welcomes first female CEO; PineBridge appoints Southeast Asia institutional sales head; ICG forms APAC infrastructure investment team in Singapore and Sydney; Milliman names head of life insurance consulting for Indonesia; and more.
NGS Super chief executive retires; Raffles Family Office taps veteran real estate strategist; WTW appoints Sean Deehan as leader of Hong Kong and Macau; Frasers Property creates new group function, appoints CIO; and more.
Weekly investors roundup: Hong Kong's MPF starts digital push; Ontario Teachers targets Indian hospitals; KIC confirms new CIO
The first batch of pension providers, including China Life, will join Hong Kong’s MPF’s new electronic platform next year; Ontario Teachers' Pension acquires majority stake in private hospital chain in India; head of Korea's sovereign wealth fund's investment strategy and innovation division is named its new chief investment officer; and more.
NGS Super strengthens investment team; China's PICC promotes Zhang Jinhai to vice president; AustralianSuper relocates PE head to New York; State Street appoints new Korea head; Allspring opens Tokyo office with new hire; T. Rowe Price bolsters Asia institutional business with new hire; Ageas hires Christian Choi as regional director; China VC fund leader becomes HSBC board member; Malaysia's Mavcap hires new CIO; Colliers Apac IT director; Singapore's HG Exchange appoints chairman.
Up to 70% of newly deployed assets will be managed offshore, as the superannuation fund continues to grow its offices overseas.
Weekly investors roundup: AustralianSuper and GPIF post losses; GIC partners with Omers on infrastructure
GIC partners with Omers Infrastructure and Wren House to jointly acquire Direct ChassisLink; Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF), the world’s largest, posted its first quarterly loss in two years; AustralianSuper delivered a -2.73% return for the fund’s balanced option for FY2022; and more.
Super funds in Australia and New Zealand are eyeing international social housing investments, but associated risks mean that most investors in the nascent sector still favour opportunities in the domestic market.