JPMAM's Asia head believes its time to move beyond joint ventures in China and use the same organizational structure the firm uses globally.
BlackRock sees its majority stake in a JV with China Construction Bank's wealth unit as a strong backdrop for a successful partnership.
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.
Institutional investors debate pandemic's medium-term impact on allocations but agree risk will reign supreme for the next 12 to 18 months.
Asset owners and managers shifted seamlessly to remote working/due diligence but challenges in the new environment remain to be addressed.
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.
Tontines, with the promise of mortality credits, could attract growing numbers of clients hoping to win the pension lottery.
A tough but more orderly Biden approach to China will see global managers and investors double down on the mainland during the coming year.
With its biggest acquisition since its 2009 purchase of Delaware Investments, Macquarie is looking to add scale in the U.S.
A move by China's regulators to tighten the grip on high-flying e-commerce behemoths like Ant Group brings them incrementally down to earth.
Vanguard's Asia-Pacific head said promising reforms in China are prompting the firm to double down on its individual investor focus there.
Private debt managers are coming out of the COVID-19 crisis with high hopes for a strong year on expected demand for credit.
Money managers continue to build out their Asia-Pacific private debt capabilities even as the coronavirus pummels existing allocations.