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  1. LGM taps new head of China equities

    trueStephen Ma joined LGM Investments as head of Greater China equities and senior portfolio manager, a spokeswoman said.

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  1. New Jersey earmarks $100 million for Asia real estate fund

    trueNew Jersey Division of Investment committed $100 million to Real Estate Capital Asia Partners IV, an opportunistic non-core real estate fund managed by SC Capital Partners.

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  2. U.S. real estate still attractive to foreign institutional investors

    trueForeign capital is flooding into U.S. real estate despite lower return expectations.

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  3. Investec adds institutional sales executive for Southeast Asia

    trueKeeran J. Mane joined Investec Asset Management in Singapore as executive director, institutional sales, for Southeast Asia.

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  4. Asia-focused hedge fund assets up 4.6% YTD through Sept. 30

    trueEstimated assets of Asia-focused hedge funds are up 4.6% year-to-date through Sept. 30 to $117.4 billion, according to an HFR report released Thursday.

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  5. Ontario Teachers names Hong Kong director for Asia equity investments

    trueDan Kiang joined Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan in Hong Kong as a director in relationship investing, focused on direct equity investments across Asia.

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  6. Taiwan's Cathay Financial to buy Conning Holdings

    trueCathay Financial Holding Co. will buy Conning Holdings Corp. a money manager focused on insurance clients, from private equity firm Aquiline Capital Partners for up to US$240 million.

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  7. Nikko hires 3 for Middle East, Africa and Asia institutional business

    trueNikko Asset Management appointed three executives to its institutional business, covering three separate roles in the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

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  8. Taiwan's BLF eyeing diversification moves

    trueTaiwan's Bureau of Labor Funds, launched in February to consolidate oversight of six public funds with combined assets of US$84 billion, is looking to alternatives strategies as key drivers in the bureau's efforts to diversify its investment portfolio.

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  9. Neuberger Berman, Samsung units team up to offer strategies in South Korea

    trueNeuberger Berman Group, Samsung Securities and Samsung Asset Management signed a cooperation agreement to offer a range of Neuberger Berman strategies to investors in South Korea.

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  10. Aberdeen's Asia-Pacific head joins Seneca Investment Management

    truePeter Elston joined Seneca Investment Managers as global investment strategist.

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  11. Mellon Capital appoints Asia-Pacific division head

    truePhilip E. Lung joined Mellon Capital Management in Hong Kong as division head for the Asia-Pacific region, a spokesman for the company said Wednesday.

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  12. New York State Common goes with Asia private equity fund

    trueThe New York State Common Retirement Fund committed $10 million to Northstar Equity Partners IV, which is managed by Northstar Advisors.

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  13. Hermes closes hedge fund unit, launches multiasset, Greater China teams

    trueHermes Investment Management announced several changes to the firm, including that it has closed its Hermes BPK Partners hedge fund-of-funds division.

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