The Swiss insurer has committed to making its investment portfolio net-zero by 2050 and its Malaysian unit is already taking steps in that direction.
Large institutional investors are increasingly opting for separately managed accounts that promise deeper relationships with fund sponsors and better access to deal flow.
The sustained pace of central bank purchases is unexpected and the trend could continue in the months ahead amid growing geopolitical tensions and a clouded economic outlook, said experts.
Gareth Nicholson, CIO and head of discretionary portfolio management, international wealth management, Nomura, talks about the latest trends in fund selection.
The asset owner has issued requests for proposals for mandates involving exchange-traded funds (ETFs), bonds, equities, real estate, and other alternative assets. Some were awarded, while winners in others have yet to be announced.
Indonesia's latest co-investment aims to capitalise on global hyperscalers hoping to tap into a booming local consumer market. There is also scope to cater to excess demand from Singapore.
The CEO of a premier Indian business school's endowment fund explains how the fund is now in 'version 2.0' as it set its sights on bulking up its funding commitments, which should help to plot its investment strategy later on.
American business insurer FM Global believes Asia is where the growth will come from and plans to seek partners to help manage investments in this part of the world, its CIO tells AsianInvestor.
FM Global, which has about $22.5 billion in invested assets at the end of December 2022, is set to raise allocations to Asia, its CIO tells AsianInvestor.
The Australian sovereign wealth fund aims to build an internal investment team of 130 members in the next few years to adapt to a new world order — one where it expects several equally competing powers and a more challenging alpha-generating environment.
While Invesco asset management sought to unify its multiple systems to better serve its clients, asset owner APG evolved its own system to grow its portfolio for its Dutch pension members.
Investors are not totally clear about what they are getting into when they buy low-volatility products and could be shocked at the risks they are unwittingly taking, according to experts.