The CIO of Japan's $90 billion endowment fund will begin making investments just as the Federal Reserve starts to pare back policy support.
Sydney Airport, the target of a consortium of infrastructure managers and superannuation funds, is playing hard to get over pandemic valuations.
PGIM Investments tapped Jessica Jones, a Goldman Sachs Asset Management veteran, as the first head of its Asian intermediary business.
A virtual death sentence for China's for-profit tutoring firms appeared to catch even some high-profile institutional investors by surprise.
Investors looking to boost their exposure to mainland stocks would do well to take a crash course in ESG with Chinese characteristics.
Japan's public pension funds remain hooked on equity beta as one-way bull market of recent years looks poised for an extended run.
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.
BlackRock sees its majority stake in a JV with China Construction Bank's wealth unit as a strong backdrop for a successful partnership.
JPMAM's Asia head believes its time to move beyond joint ventures in China and use the same organizational structure the firm uses globally.
AMP Capital tapped a former SSGA executive to take the helm as the firm moves ahead with demerger plans for its private markets businesses.
Managers predict a year or two of transition for China's tech giants could provide good entry points for foreign institutional investors.
Analysts call counting on employees to play a starring role in reforms aimed at avoiding retirement savings shortfalls overly ambitious.
The government hopes reforms make employees agents of change, but analysts see constraints on asset allocators depressing retirement saving.
The move could reflect a desire to lessen GPIF's reliance on equity beta as a long-lived stock market rally stretches into extra innings.
PRI's focus on human rights comes just as that topic has left global retailers facing a backlash in China's fast-growing consumer market.
Most Asia-Pacific investors expect a temporary inflation spike this year, but consultants urge allocations to ensure longer-term resilience.
Vanguard is betting the farm on portfolio advisory services in China after dropping institutional business, pausing mutual fund push there.
J.P. Morgan Asset Management has extended its two-year partnership with China Merchants Bank by investing in CMB's wealth management unit.
Vanguard and Ant's Shanghai-based portfolio advisory joint venture has surpassed 1 million users in under a year.
Asset owners and managers shifted seamlessly to remote working/due diligence but challenges in the new environment remain to be addressed.
Institutional investors debate pandemic's medium-term impact on allocations but agree risk will reign supreme for the next 12 to 18 months.
Aberdeen Standard's iconic Asia head expects the firm's "collegiate" culture to persist under the region's first new leadership in 29 years.
Sundaram Asset Management will bulk up by acquiring Mumbai-based Principal Asset Management and its $1 billion in assets under management.