Hermes Fund Managers, the multi-boutique structured London based manager, has appointed Jakob Nilsson director of Business Development for Asia.
Italy's independent asset manager Azimut has posted total net inflows of €384m, bringing total AUM to €23.3bn.
Italy's Azimut International Holdings and Athenaeum, a Singapore independent asset management company, have signed an investment and shareholders agreement to start a partnership in the local market.
Data published by consultant WealthInsight suggests Singapore will have the second highest density of dollar millionaires after Monaco by 2017, when an estimated one in 20 people will have net assets of $1m or more.
Boutique institutional asset manager Unigestion has secured a Capital Markets Services License, issued by the Monetary Authority of Singapore, as it continues to develop its presence in Asia.
ING Investment Management has announced the appointment of Daniel Eustaquio as senior portfolio manager Hard Currency, based in Atlanta as of 22 July.
Mandatory clearing of over-the-counter derivatives could jeopardise policy-makers' hopes of a no-bailout financial system, according to Gary Dunn, senior manager for regulatory and risk analytics at HSBC.
Singapore is set to overtake Switzerland as the biggest offshore private banking market by 2020, according to figures in the latest Timetric report Asian Cities Wealth Book 2012.
Managing Partners Limited (MPL) has appointed Benjamin Lim as business development director for Asia.
Financial infrastructure provider MarketPrizm has expanded its mutualized co-location platform in Asia with the setup of low-latency connectivity at the Singapore Exchange (SGX).
The fundamentals of investing remain the same whatever the asset class or geography, according to Aberdeen Asset Managers presenting at InvestmentEurope's pan-European summit in Lausanne.
The EDHEC-Risk Institute has added six new members to its international advisory board.
Indonesia's growing role in the global market is discussed by Singapore based Phillip Capital in light of the performance of SGX MSCI Indonesia Index futures.
Global consultant Mercer has hired a duo for its Asian wealth management business, based in Singapore, in its bid to strengthen its presence in the region.
Stéphane Corsaletti, CEO of A.A.Advisors, discusses the strategies that clients of the funds of funds and funds of mandates provider are pursuing.
A plethora of reasons - and none of them to do with the current crisis - are encouraging US asset managers to position for expanding their businesses across Europe.