Japan and Southeast Asia are picking up the slack in the Asia-Pacific private equity (PE) market, amid the pullback in China, according to a new report. Dealmaking in the region took a tumble this year amid uncertainties in the Chinese market, which traditionally dominates public equity (PE) activity given the size of its economy.
2 Dec 2022
J.P. Morgan Private Bank has announced a strategic investment in Edge Laboratories and Evooq to strengthen its digital investment capabilities for ultra-high-net-worth clients across Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia.
2 Dec 2022
Korea Securities Depository has signed a memorandum of agreement with Euroclear Bank to provide international investors with better post-trade access to Korea treasury bonds and monetary stabilization bonds.
2 Dec 2022
J.P. Morgan Private Bank has appointed Ulysses Lau as head of investments and engagement for Asia.
1 Dec 2022
Inflation, interest rates, the war in Ukraine and geopolitical tensions are among the issues that are shaping investment decision-making today. Amid these political and economic uncertainties, investors around the world will remain cautious for the foreseeable future, Cerulli Associates says in its latest report.
30 Nov 2022
Millennials in Singapore and Hong Kong are more likely than their older counterparts to put environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into their investment thinking, a new study finds. Over two-thirds (70%) of those aged between 25 and 39 years say ESG is a priority for them, up by 6 percentage points compared with 2021, with 68% actively reviewing sustainability reports and credentials before making an investment, according to the report by Saint James’s Place, Money Relationship Monitor 2022 – Wealth Through the Generations.
29 Nov 2022
A confluence of factors, including the redirection of capital that might otherwise have been deployed to North Asia, sees Singapore pull ahead of Tokyo as the most favoured Asia-Pacific property investment destination in 2023, according to a new report.
28 Nov 2022
Despite the downturn in China’s property market, GLP has raised 5.4 billion yuan (US$743 million) for a fund focusing on the country’s logistics sector. The GLP China Income Fund VII (GLP CIF VII) is the second in its onshore income fund series to close this quarter. It is seeded with 13 modern logistics assets from the firm’s balance sheet, which are located across logistics hubs such as Shanghai, Qingdao, Wuhan and Changsha.
25 Nov 2022