21 August 2017
M&A: MassMutual Asia, one of Hong Kong’s 18 approved MPF trustees, is being sold to Yunfeng-led consortium for US$1.68 billion
21 August 2017
Pensions: Mizuho Global Alternative Investments is the fourth fund manager for Chikyoren’s overseas infrastructure mandate
21 August 2017
Private Equity: Industry within sight of the $419 billion mark in terms of fundraising
18 August 2017
Going Places: Richard Titherington of J.P.Morgan Asset and Robin Parbrook of Schroders to return to UK
18 August 2017
Pensions: MPFA says about HK$15.4 billion of MPF assets have been diverted to the Default Investment Strategy
Events
The 13th Annual Taiwan Roundtable - Pensions and Institutional Investments: The New Global Order
31 October 2017   The Westin Taipei
Asia Asset Management is organising its 13th Annual Taiwan Roundtable on October 31, 2017 at The Westin Taipei.
The 4th Annual Taiwan ETF Forum - ETFs and ETPs: Tapping into New Opportunities
01 November 2017   The Westin Taipei
Asia Asset Management is organising its 4th Annual Taiwan ETF Forum on November 1, 2017 at The Westin Taipei.
The 10th Annual Thailand Roundtable - Pensions and Institutional Investments : New Directions, New Perspectives
09 November 2017   Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok
Asia Asset Management is organising its 10th Annual Thailand Roundtable on November 9, 2017 at Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok.
The 2nd Pensions and ESG Forum - The Dynamics in a Changing World
16 November 2017   Singapore
Asia Asset Management is organising its 2nd Pensions and ESG Forum in Singapore on November 16, 2017.
The 13th Annual Brunei Roundtable - Global Finance and Investments: New Perspectives
21 November 2017   The Empire Hotel & Country Club, Brunei
Asia Asset Management is organising its 13th Annual Brunei Roundtable on November 21, 2017 at The Empire Hotel & Country Club, Brunei.
More Daily Updates
Japan’s MS&AD to acquire stake in Australian annuity provider Challenger
17 August 2017
Market Access: MS&AD to pay $397.56 million for the 6.3% stake; plans to increase shareholding to 10% over next 12 months
Value Partners’ AUM recovers but net inflows tepid
17 August 2017
Focus: New CEO King Au talks up his “once in a lifetime opportunity” to turn the Hong Kong manager global
Mystery mandate helps lift Manulife Financial AUM to record level
16 August 2017
Market Presence: The Canadian insurance giant’s AUM topped the C$1 trillion mark at end-June
China, Hong Kong equity MPF funds outperform peers, says MPF Ratings
16 August 2017
Pensions: China and Hong Kong-linked MPF funds post return of 26.27% for January-July, according to pension research provider
Aberdeen, Standard Life merger finally completed
15 August 2017
M&A: Scottish asset management giants join hands to form one of the world’s largest investment companies
Taiwan’s PSPF grants US$300 million in funding for global mandate
15 August 2017
Pensions: The PSPF appoints AllianceBernstein, Schroders, and JP Morgan to oversee its global multi-asset mandate
Tianhong cuts limit on Yu’e Bao subscription for second time
15 August 2017
Insight: Investment ceiling in world’s largest money market fund slashed to a tenth of its original level amid risk warnings
Franklin Templeton JV to launch Taiwan’s first annuities-like funds
14 August 2017
Pensions: Franklin Templeton SinoAm will be the first off the blocks to capture a slice of the retirement market, ahead of a teachers’ pensions cut
China asset managers reactivate QDII products to meet demand
14 August 2017
Market Access: Mainland asset managers use cross-border stock connect programmes to mitigate the quota drought for their QDII funds
PE Panorama: Staples’ credit downgrade stokes concern
14 August 2017
Private Equity: Analysts and evaluators seem less enamoured of buyout investments than pension funds and others ploughing money into private equity funds
GIC in deal to buy out Goldman Sachs’ stake in Rothesay Life
11 August 2017
Private Equity: The Singapore sovereign wealth fund joins others to take over a company Goldman Sachs helped found in 2007
Number of CFA final exam candidates up 10% year-on-year
11 August 2017
Market Presence: China tops US with the most candidates for all three levels of exams, underscoring strong demand for finance professionals in the country