Allianz Global Investors agreed to acquire the $480 million business of PT RHB Asset Management Indonesia by the last quarter of 2021.
Singapore's GIC's annualized real returns for the 20 years through March 31 rebounded sharply to 4.3% from 2.7% in the previous quarter.
Japan's public pension funds remain hooked on equity beta as one-way bull market of recent years looks poised for an extended run.
Franklin Templeton promoted Tariq Ahmad, CEO of its Brandywine Asia affiliate, to the new role of head of Asia distribution.
Aware Super's MySuper default offering saw a record gain of 18% for the June 30 fiscal year as the fund continued to gear up for growth.
Hostplus, the superannuation fund focused on Australia's hospitality sector, saw a fiscal-year gain of 21.3% in its default savings option.
Blackstone hired Peter Hwang to lead its DragonCor affiliate, which manages mainland logistics assets owned by the company's funds.
Fidelity International hired Miyuki Kashima, a BNY Mellon Japanese equity veteran, for a broader role covering all asset classes.
BlackRock hired Valerie Speth to head up Southeast Asia investments for its $4.8 billion global renewable energy fund.
With beta no longer enough to get by, the sovereign wealth fund's CIO believes squeezing more alpha from every source is the way forward.
Outperformance by most of GPIF's external managers last year is a test of sorts for the fund's 3-year-old experiment in manager fees.
AMP Ltd. agreed to sell its money management arm's global equities and fixed-income business to Macquarie Asset Management for $140 million.
Cbus hired Mark Ferguson, APRA's former head of investment risk, for a new role with the fund's internal investment management team.
HESTA tapped Resolution Life Deputy CIO Jeff Brunton for a new leadership position on the superannuation fund's internal management team.
Capital Group hired Murray Brewer, who established T. Rowe Price's Sydney beachhead, to lead its client service efforts in Australia.
KIC's new CEO laid out a road map, which includes a boost of 10 percentage points in alternatives allocations, to drive portfolio growth.
Future Fund, CSC and Sunsuper will pay $2.1 billion for a 49% stake in Telstra InfraCo's mobile towers business.
Cbus, the $49 billion super fund for Australia's construction industry, looks set to report its best returns in more than 20 years.
The Milken Institute and Partners Group launched an internship program as a cog in the Monetary Authority of Singapore's "upskill" campaign.
Tokyo's soon-to-launch University Endowment Fund pledges to support research but also aid U.S.-style endowment funds gain traction in Japan.
NZ Super picks Charles Hyde to fill a key role as head of asset allocation at the $40 billion sovereign wealth fund.
Value Partners hired Edwin Kam as its first deputy CIO for fixed income, citing his knowledge of Chinese and Asian credit markets.
Rest Super tapped Australian Catholic's Chris Drew to oversee domestic equity allocations as it builds out its in-house capabilities.