Preqin sees 15% annualized growth of APAC private markets AUM through 2026 while warning current market uncertainties pose downside risks.
Managers, after years of solid policy support, face the need to adjust for a more uncertain environment, but active opportunities are seen.
A strong 2021 for money managers marked the end of a decadelong period where managers could consider the U.S. Federal Reserve as a friend.
Blackstone hired Anchorage Capital veteran Mark Glengarry as head of Asia-Pacific origination for its private credit business.
Westpac agreed to merge its BT Super assets into Mercer Super Trust and sell its Advance Asset Management business to Mercer.
Franklin Templeton tapped ANZ veteran Patrick Vizzone as the firm's first head of sustainable agri-food.
Hartford Healthcare CIO David Holmgren credited a beta-free active global diversification approach for a 1.1% first-quarter gain.
Beijing is pushing to make China's market more institutional but foreign managers expect alpha-friendly retail dominance for years to come.
Nuveen's Asia head said the firm is moving to complement its $30 billion institutional Asia-Pacific business with a private wealth effort.
Mitsui and Nomura agree to acquire 100% of Sydney-based real assets and natural capital manager New Forests Pty. Ltd.
Value Partners tapped Allianz Global Investors veteran Otto Choi as senior director, institutional business.
Ivanhoe Cambridge, Bain Capital and Mumbai real estate developer Lodha have agreed to partner on $1 billion digital infrastructure platform.
The mainland subsidiaries of BlackRock, KKR and Milan-based Azimut have obtained the licenses needed to invest Chinese funds overseas.
Magellan Financial Group said David George, the Future Fund's deputy chief investment officer, public markets, will join as CEO on Aug. 8.
Cambridge Associates sees a tactical opportunity to earn emerging markets yields on China real estate offering developed markets collateral.
AMP will sell the final overseas infrastructure segment of its private markets asset management business to Nasdaq-listed DigitalBridge.
AMP is selling its domestic infrastructure equity and real estate business with $22.4 billion in assets to Dexus.
The Hong Kong Investment Funds Association said tough COVID-19 lockdowns undermine Hong Kong's status as an international financial center.
Beijing outlines framework for IRAs, a prospect that analysts predict should open up significant opportunities for foreign money managers.
China's State Council announced a long-awaited framework for a private pension third pillar of the country's retirement safety net.
CBRE said Asia-Pacific data center investments surged to $4.8 billion in 2021, exceeding the combined total for the prior four years.
Principal Financial will acquire 17% of Beijing-based CCB Pension Management, to become only the third foreign firm managing China pensions.
The China Securities Regulatory Commission called on local institutional investors to play a bigger role in domestic equity markets.
The board of Pendal Group, a Sydney-based multiboutique manager, rejected Perpetual's A$2.4 billion takeover bid.