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Orchid Asia closes sixth China growth capital fund at US$920 million
trueOrchid Asia Group Management announced Thursday the hard close of Orchid Asia VI, the Hong Kong-based firm’s sixth China private equity growth capital fund, at US$920 million.
Perpetual Investments adds head of research and consultant relationships
trueGeorge Moromalos will join Perpetual Investments in Sydney as head of research and consultant relationships.
RWC adds institutional salesman
trueRash Patel joined RWC Partners with responsibility for direct sales to institutional investors in the U.K. and other markets, said Dan Mannix, CEO at the firm.
RBC Global Asset Management appoints first head of international business
trueClive Brown has been named CEO and managing director of RBC Global Asset Management International.
Norway's Government Pension Fund Global returns 3.3% in quarter
trueNorway’s Government Pension Fund Global, Oslo, increased its assets under management 24.6% over the year, and 7.2% over the three months ended June 30, to 5.5 trillion Norwegian kroner ($887.2 billion), as equity markets and emerging markets performance bolstered investment returns.
Manulife names international head of the firm's portfolio solutions group
truePeter Warnes joins Manulife Asset Management in Hong Kong as head, international, of the firm's portfolio solutions group.
Dutch mineworkers transfer pension plan assets to Aegon
trueStichting Algemeen Mijnwerkersfonds van de Steenkolenmijnen in Limburg, Heerlen, Netherlands, has transferred the pensions of 28,000 participants to insurer Aegon.
UniSuper to buy more emerging Asian equities
trueUniSuper Management, the third-best performing Australian pension fund over 10 years, plans to buy more emerging Asian equities as the region's economic outlook improves.
Cambridge Associates: Global developed private equity lags public counterpart, while emerging markets PE outperforms public markets in 2013
truePrivate equity and venture capital firms that invest primarily in developed markets outside the United States returned 16.3% in 2013, as measured by the Cambridge Associates LLC Global ex-U.S. Developed Markets Private Equity and Venture Capital index. The MSCI EAFE index, by comparison, returned ...
ING Investment Management strengthens emerging markets team
trueAshish Goyal and Robert Holmes were appointed to ING Investment Management International’s emerging market equity team.
BMO filling European gap with F&C
trueBank of Montreal's acquisition of F&C Asset Management will help build a link from its money management subsidiary in North America to the other side of the Atlantic, nearly 150 years after the firms' paths first crossed.
South African funds don't invest in their backyard
trueIt is not just European and U.S. pension funds that are slow to invest in the opportunities available on the Africa continent: South Africa-based funds also need encouragement.
New effort puts focus on Africa
trueInstitutional investment into Africa is set for a boost due in part to a new task force that will work to encourage capital flows into infrastructure projects in the region.
Ontario Teachers looks to add Bristol airport to portfolio
trueThe Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan's investment in airports continues to take flight.
AIMCo acquires mortgage portfolio from OMERS
trueAlberta Investment Management Corp., Edmonton, acquired a C$520 million (US$477 million) mortgage portfolio from the C$65.1 billion Ontario Municipal Employees’ Retirement System, Toronto.