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Henderson names ex-PIMCO chief as Japan CEO

Henderson Global Investors has sought to strengthen its presence in the Asian market by naming a new CEO for its Japanese operations. PIMCO’s former head of operations for the Asia Pacific region, Shiro Tsubota, has taken over from current CEO Takashi Muramatsu. Muramatsu, who has taken an executive

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BNP Paribas Wealth Management senior appointments in Asia

BNP Paribas Wealth Management has announced seven senior appointments as part of its growth plan for the Asia-Pacific region. Ivan Ching, Alex Xu, Maggie Zhang and Mandy Koo joined the China Team to tap the growing high net worth class in China market. Ching and Xu have

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Baring AM, Eric Poon, Regional Head of institutional business, Asia (ex Japan)

Baring Asset Management (Barings) has appointed Eric Poon to the role of regional head of institutional business, Asia ex Japan and Alexander Garton as director, client service and relationship development. Poon is based in Hong Kong and reports to Gerry Ng, chief executive officer, Asia ex Japan.

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ING IM Sale Of Asian Operations Attracts Nikko, Macquarie Bids

ING Group NV’s sale of its Asian investment management business has attracted bids from Japan’s Nikko Asset Management, Australia’s Macquarie Group Ltd. (MQBKY) and others, in an auction that could value the operations at around US$500 million, people familiar with the situation said Tuesday. ING is also

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Neuberger Berman Asia – New business development directors

Neuberger Berman adds distribution roles in HK, Singapore Neuberger Berman Asia has hired two business development directors in newly created roles to focus on selling to financial intermediaries, one in Hong Kong and one in Singapore, AsianInvestor can reveal. Mark Serocold started in Hong Kong this week,

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