Sebastien Chaker, MD of Calastone Asia, says latest developments in the the region affecting fund order routing automation point to growing opportunities for European managers, including SME sized boutiques.
Pioneer Investments has announced that its subsidiary in Taiwan has received approval from Taiwan's Securities and Futures Bureau to act as a Master Agent of the Pioneer Funds in Taiwan.
Italy's independent asset manager Azimut has completed the purchase of 51% of Taiwanese An Ping Investment.
Italy's independent asset manager Azimut has signed an agreement with Taiwanese An Ping Investment to start a partnership for the distribution of asset management products in Taiwan.
Domestic demand within Asian markets is creating significant opportunities for long term investors in the region, says Matthews Asia's Sharat Shroff, co-lead manager on the Pacific Tiger sub-fund of the manager's Luxembourg Sicav.
Asia's fast growing baby boomer generation is becoming increasingly concerned about the effects of inflation on their retirement purchasing power, according to a survey by Allianz Global Investors.