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The controversy over the recent presentation by HSBC Asset Management's Stuart Kirk on climate risk.
25 May 2022
Advent International has raised US$25 billion for GPE X, its 10th global private equity fund, after less than six months in the market. Its largest fundraise so far, GPE X brings the firm’s assets under management to over US$100 billion.
24 May 2022
Franklin Templeton has appointed Patrick Vizzone as managing director and head of agri-food for its Asia-Pacific alternatives group. He will lead private equity and venture capital investments in the sustainable agri-food sector globally.
24 May 2022
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Bank of Singapore, the private banking unit of OCBC Bank, has announced key appointments to strengthen its wealth planning team. Christine Wong has been appointed the new head of wealth planning, Greater China and North Asia, at the Hong Kong branch, effective May 19. Guo Jiawen will join as senior wealth planner on 16 June 16, based in Singapore.
24 May 2022
Hong Kong-based Intensel is leading the race to find solutions in a region where the participation of businesses in a bid to meet the Paris targets and SDGs is crucial as governments move to tighten policy with the aim of meeting these targets.
23 May 2022
Lombard Odier Investment Managers (LOIM) has announced the first closing of its sustainable private credit strategy with a commitment from the Environment Agency Pension Fund (EAPF).
23 May 2022
Citi Australia has named Mark England the new head of its securities services business in Australia and New Zealand.
23 May 2022
HSBC Global Private Banking has launched online trading for structured products in Asia. The new feature enables private banking clients in the region to trade fixed-coupon notes on their mobile phones, alongside cash equities, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and foreign exchange which are already available on the platform. Support for equity-linked notes will be added later this year.
23 May 2022
Singapore-based robo-adviser and digital wealth manager Syfe has launched operations in Hong Kong, marking its first foray outside its home market.
23 May 2022
VP Bank has reinforced its Asia organization with the appointment of Johnny Heng as head of the Singapore branch and Kenneth Chan as head of intermediaries in Hong Kong.
23 May 2022
Mitsui & Co. and Nomura Holdings have agreed to acquire New Forests, a Sydney-headquartered real assets investment manager offering strategies in forestry, land management and conservation. The deal will see Mitsui becoming a 49% shareholder of the Australian firm, Nomura taking a 41% interest, and the remaining 10% stake retained by New Forests staff.
20 May 2022
ARA Asset Management has appointed David Blight as chief investment officer of its private funds division, ARA Private Funds. The appointment follows ARA’s recent acquisition by ESR Group in a landmark deal creating one of the largest real estate managers with combined assets under management of over US$140 billion.
20 May 2022