Supermarkets, data centres and warehouses have drawn investor interest in developed markets, while Asian logistics have appeal, asset owners said at the Asian Investment Summit 2022.
Allianz Real Estate hires Scott Kim from Korea's National Pension Service; NZSuper hires investment strategist from Australian Retirement Trust; Former NPS executive Kim Seongmog joins Affirma as private credit head; Eastspring loses head of intermediary sales; Value Partners hires senior director from Allianz Global Investors; and more.
Major asset owners, such as APG, NZ Super and AustralianSuper, are looking to invest in data centres in Asia even as the demand for these assets outstrips the current supply.
Asset owners are being encouraged to use their investing influence to bring about the changes necessary to reduce the number of children and adults in modern slavery.
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