Singapore's MAS lists domestic systemically important insurers; Qantas Super explores merger options; CIC chairman sees need for greater sustainability certainty; KWAP to invest in Malaysia's startup ecosystem; and more.
Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC is doubling down on investing in certain sectors in China although it is becoming harder to have a top-down approach, Chief Executive Officer Lim Chow Kiat said at an event.
The departures have caught the attention of industry observers, although with an increasing number of sovereign investors using Singapore as a regional hub, competition for seasoned investment professionals looks set to intensify.
Indonesian SWF inks cooperation framework agreement; GIC mulls sale of Tokyo skyscraper; NPS triple ESG investments; and more.
Singapore’s state-owned investment funds have the greatest exposure to China, with a collective allocation running into billions of dollars, despite geopolitical tensions and economic challenges.
Former portfolio manager at Singapore SWF to launch fund; Macau's Social Security Fund releases 2022 report; Hong Kong's MPF assets gain over 12 months; Thailand's GPF picks front-office solution; Korea's NPS posts gains in first half; and more.
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.
The appointment of any of the candidates, all of whom are former business executives and money managers, reinforces the image of Singapore being run as a super-efficient corporation, said one observer.
CIC to gather advisers in Hong Kong; Malaysia's EPF posts 40% gain in investment income for H1; Australian regulator files suit against Active Super over greenwashing claims; MAS unveils stablecoin framework; 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.
From Brown University endowment to the world’s largest alternative manager, Joe Dowling, in an exclusive interview, explains the opportunities he sees in Asia in the new normal of quantitative tightening.
UniSuper joins Blackstone in Australian warehouse portfolio as NPS sells stake; Korean pension funds and insurers commit to European private equity behemoth; GIC scales back quantitative unit; and more.