Butterfield Singapore’s Asia Regional Head Brian Balleine talks to Hubbis about the Bermuda-based Group’s trust company’s expansion into Asia. He also shares why transparency has created a great opportunity for professional services firms. With dramatic tax and reporting changes, it is now vitally important to obtain professional advice on a regular basis, to ensure any financial structures set up are still fit for their original purposes.
Vietnamese equities outperformed most other Asian and global stock markets in 2017 only to change that order and become one of the worse performing markets in 2018 year-to-date.
Lloyd Harris, co-fund manager for the Old Mutual Financials Contingent Capital Fund, which launched in August 2017, has recently been touring Asia to highlight its attractions. His message was that for Asia’s wealth advisers and their Asian high net worth clients, these are safe, high yielding, liquid investments.
Justin Kendrick, Co-Founder and Head of Investment Solutions, Ingenia, talks about what it takes to set up shop as a wealth manager in Singapore and how a consulting firm like theirs can help the founders tremendously in the starting out process.
Justin Kendrick, Co-Founder and Head of Investment Solutions, Ingenia, talks about the challenges faced by independent asset managers and how can they overcome those challenges.
Hubbis recently conducted a survey in which selected private bankers and wealth managers opined on how they might respond to a new era of volatility and difficult investment markets. For most of the past decade, it has been easy to sell investment products, because a rising liquidity tide was lifting virtually all assets. Leverage was a similarly easy sell that has helped rocket fuel investment returns on fixed income as well as the revenue streams of the providers. But, with market conditions far less certain and volatility creeping upwards, is now the time for a paradigm shift?
Hubbis and EG Capital Advisors invited experts from the wealth management community to private thought leadership discussions in Singapore and Hong Kong this May to discuss fixed income, especially emerging market high yield opportunities for wealth clients across the Asia Pacific region.
Michael Levin, Head of Credit Suisse Asset Management (CSAM) in Asia Pacific, talks to Hubbis about the evolution of asset management in Asia going into 2018, the thorny question of fees, the rise of the region’s next generation of investors, and the tech opportunity.
Vince Rivers, Portfolio Manager at J O Hambro Capital Management (JOHCM) tells Hubbis why investors should take to the JOHCM US Small Mid Cap Equity Fund.
Vince Rivers, Portfolio Manager at J O Hambro Capital Management (JOHCM) tells Hubbis why a Donald Trump world is creating small and mid-cap opportunities in the US market.
Vince Rivers, Portfolio Manager at J O Hambro Capital Management, tells Hubbis about the investment philosophy and more behind JOHCM US Small Mid Cap Equity Fund.
The Donald Trump economic approach is working and driving the US economy forward, according to Vince Rivers, Portfolio Manager at J O Hambro Capital Management.
What investment strategies should wealth managers be promoting to their Asian high net worth clients, given the current state of the global economy and financial markets? Hubbis and J O Hambro Capital Management assembled a group of 15 leading product gatekeepers at private banks in Hong Kong this April to discuss how clients can optimise their portfolios, today and tomorrow.
Sandeep Deobhakta, Division Head of Retail Banking, VPBank, explains to Hubbis why Vietnam represents a significant wealth management opportunity.
Sandeep Deobhakta, Division Head of Retail Banking, VPBank, tells Hubbis how VPBank is growing in Vietnam and how it is helping its customers ‘Dream.’
Kevin Snowball, Chief Executive Officer, PXP Vietnam Asset Management, reveals to Hubbis the size and scale of the Vietnam investment opportunity.
There is plenty of liquidity in the Thai financial markets, but where should it be invested? Hubbis and J O Hambro Capital Management invited a group of private banking, asset management, and other selected wealth management experts to a private discussion in Bangkok this April to discuss the future of wealth management in Thailand.
Feroze Azeez, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Anand Rathi Private Wealth Management, discusses why it is of paramount importance to educate clients and to maintain consistency.
Michael Reed, Chief Executive Officer, Manulife Asset Management (Thailand) tells Hubbis about the evolution of the fund management business in Thailand.
Michael Reed, Chief Executive Officer, Manulife Asset Management (Thailand) tells Hubbis what the Thailand opportunity means for asset management firms.
Win Phromphaet, Chief Investment Officer, CIMB-Principal Asset Management, talks to Hubbis about the future of Thailand’s asset management industry.
Samdarshi Sumit, Chief Retail Officer, Retail Business, Generali Life Assurance talks about the firm’s growth and expansion in Thailand’s insurance market.
Profile Software is an international financial software provider that focuses on the banking and investment management sector, developing innovative and client-centric platforms for agile operations. Kostas Kotsiopoulos, Chief Commercial Officer, spoke to Hubbis about the firm’s unique strategy and product offerings.
The Philippine National Bank has thus far opted to keep its asset management business within its core corporate structure, although new regulations now allow for separate entities. Hubbis sat down with Roberto Vergara, PNB’s Chief Trust Officer and Head of Trust Banking Group to learn more about the bank’s asset management strategies.
The mutual fund industry in Philippines needs to get the small guys to invest to unlock its true potential, according to Dr. Robert B. Ramos, Senior Vice President, Trust Officer, and CIO, East West Bank.
Michael Gerard D. Enriquez, Chief Investment Officer, Sun Life Financial Philippines, talks about the growth in the unit linked business in the Philippines and what more needs to be done to grow this upcoming space.
Benjarong Techamuanvivit, First Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning Division, Kasikorn Asset Management, talks about the Thai wealth management opportunity.
Vira-anong C. Phutrakul, Managing Director, Consumer Business Manager, Citi tells Hubbis how wealth managers in Thailand must strive to do the right thing by their clients above everything else.
Yingyong Chiaravutthi, Head of Investments, Prudential Life Assurance Thailand tells Hubbis why his firm is looking outside the country for real returns.
Yingyong Chiaravutthi, Head of Investments, Prudential Life Assurance Thailand talks about the firm’s unit-linked business in the Asian nation.