Zurich-based Credit Suisse has announced the appointment of Jim Amine and Tim O’Hara to its Investment Banking division as well as the recruitment of Helman Sitohang as CEO for the Asia Pacific region. Amine and O’Hara join Gaël de Boissard to be in charge of the Investment Banking division, they replace Eric Varvel , who leaves […]
The world’s 300 biggest pension funds grew their assets 6% in 2013 to a total estimated at $15trn, according to the P&I/Towers Watson global 300 research, published in the US. These 300 funds represent some 47% of global pension assets, the research suggests. Growth rates of funds were faster in Latin America and Africa, where […]
Lombard Odier has appointed Jean-Louis Nakamura as Chief Investment Officer (CIO) for the Asia-Pacific region.
Growing wealth in the Asia-Pacific region is creating significant opportunities for wealth managers, says Philip Harris, head of Private Clients at RBC Wealth Management.
As emerging markets continue to capture the attention of investors, AXA Investment Managers has hired an economist to focus specifically on emerging Asia.
Austrian asset manager Spängler IQAM Invest is changing the investment strategy in two of its funds in a bid to improve the risk profile of these products.
Timothy Bellman has joined Invesco Real Estate’s Dallas office as head of Global Research, focused on global asset allocation and co-ordinating the activities of the three regional heads of research for North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific.
Allianz Global Investors’ annual conference in Berlin saw it deliver an upbeat prognosis for Asia relative to Europe, in absolute terms and across most asset classes.
Paris-based asset manager TOBAM has launched an Anti-Benchmark Pacific ex-Japan Equity fund with seed funding from Seven Investment Management.
Asian markets fell more than 1% in some regions overnight, with the wider area set for its biggest monthly drop since the financial crisis of 2008.
JP Morgan has named Jeff Urwin as chief executive of Asia-Pacific, succeeding Gaby Abdelnour, the current head of Asia-Pacific, who announced in March that he would be leaving the bank this summer after 14 years with the firm.
The Aberdeen Asia III Property Fund of Funds (Asia III), Aberdeen Asset Management Asia’s third closed-end Asia Pacific-focused property fund of funds, has successfully closed for the first time, having raised $242m of equity.