Multiboutique manager Pendal Group will acquire value equity manager Thompson, Siegel & Welmsley from BrightSphere Investment Group.
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.
Paradice Investment Management hired a Pacific Current Group veteran to lead the Sydney-based company's institutional sales efforts.
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.
Senators called on the Labor Department regulator not to exempt Goldman Sachs from 1MDB-related penalties on managing retirement assets.
Barings hired an Oaktree Capital veteran to serve as the firm's head of institutional distribution for Greater China and Southeast Asia.
Manulife Investment Management and Samsung Asset Management will cooperate in South Korea on private markets, ESG and other opportunities.
Most Asia-Pacific investors expect a temporary inflation spike this year, but consultants urge allocations to ensure longer-term resilience.
The head of $8.9 billion Mine Super is stepping down to become managing director of a financial technology affiliate.
Sydney-based Pendal Group has named the Boston-based head of subsidiary JO Hambro in the U.S. as its next CEO.
Vanguard is betting the farm on portfolio advisory services in China after dropping institutional business, pausing mutual fund push there.
Vanguard and Ant's Shanghai-based portfolio advisory joint venture has surpassed 1 million users in under a year.
Vanguard paused its plan to seek a fund management license on China's mainland in favor of focusing on its joint venture with Ant Group.
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.
Malaysia's Khazanah reported impairments on strategic aviation and hospitality holdings and says a full recovery is unlikely before 2023.
T. Rowe Price tasked the head of its equity research office in Shanghai with building a team of five or six analysts over the next 3 years.
Malaysian e-payments leader is one regulatory hurdle away from launching a local version of Yu'ebao.
MetLife Investment Management chose Jingsu Pu to oversee insurance strategy globally and lead its institutional client group in Asia.
The executive leading Marquarie Asset Management's global alternatives business was chosen as the firm's next head, effective April 1.
Eurizon Capital Asia tapped a T. Rowe Price veteran as its first head of Asia distribution to expand the firm's footprint in the region.
Private markets investment firm Pantheon hired a veteran of Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC as a partner in its infrastructure team.
The COVID-19 crisis stressed emerging market retirement funds, narrowing their path forward as demographic pressures loom.
Tontines, with the promise of mortality credits, could attract growing numbers of clients hoping to win the pension lottery.