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Allianz Real Estate Selects Altus Group to Boost Investment and Asset Management Performance Globally

Allianz Real Estate Selects Altus Group to Boost Investment and Asset Management Performance Globally

TORONTO and MUNICH, Oct. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Altus Group Limited (“Altus Group”) (TSX: AIF), a leading provider of software, data solutions and independent advisory services to the global commercial real estate industry, announced today that Allianz Real Estate, the global real estate investment manager of Allianz Group, has selected Altus Group as its partner [...]

Further UHNWI Investment to Support FinTech Entrepreneur Zichain’s Growth and Innovation

Further UHNWI Investment to Support FinTech Entrepreneur Zichain’s Growth and Innovation

ZURICH, Switzerland, Mar. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Zichain, a Switzerland-based digital asset management company, is pleased to announce that it has secured an USD 1.2m investment from a syndicate of UHNW Hong-Kong based investors, supporting further development of its unique cryptocurrency products. The deal was confirmed while the Company was participating at the Goldman Sachs [...]

AGF Introduces Rebrand to Reflect Firm’s Evolution

AGF Introduces Rebrand to Reflect Firm’s Evolution

TORONTO, Oct. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — AGF Management Limited (AGF) (TSX:AGF.B) today unveiled a new brand that reflects the firm’s growth strategy, while bringing alignment across its suite of brands. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/4d24c5b8-5fce-42db-9b65-88b1ed300dc1 “Our rebrand signals the evolution of our story and reflects the disciplined approach we apply to everything [...]

State Pension Fund Management Assets Surpass 600 tln Won for First Time

State Pension Fund Management Assets Surpass 600 tln Won for First Time

SEOUL, Jul. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — The size of assets under management by South Korea’s state pension fund surpassed the 600 trillion won (US$536.2 billion) mark for the first time ever, the government said Sunday. According to the Ministry of Health and Welfare, the total value of funds controlled by the National Pension Service (NPS) [...]

AGF Management Limited Reports Strong Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results

AGF Management Limited Reports Strong Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results

TORONTO, Jun. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — AGF Management Limited (AGF or the Company) today announced financial results for the second quarter ended May 31, 2017. Total assets under management (AUM) increased 8.0% to $36.4 billion compared to the same period in 2016, and up 3.7% compared to $35.1 billion as at February 28, 2017. AUM [...]

Barings Launches Global Brand Advertising Campaign

Barings Launches Global Brand Advertising Campaign

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Barings, one of the world’s leading asset management firms, today launched a global brand advertising campaign articulating its commitment to meeting the ever-changing needs and aspirations of its clients by providing a broad set of innovative, customized investment solutions across asset classes and geographies. “Adaptability – the new [...]

Funds Run by Asset Management Firms Reach Record High in 2016

SEOUL, March 8 (Korea Bizwire) – Asset management firms in South Korea reaped record profits last year, as investors poured money into private equity funds amid low interest rates, data showed Wednesday  Assets controlled by 165 management companies reached 907 trillion won (US$788 billion) as of the end of 2016, up 10.8 percent from the [...]

Regulator Set to Launch Robo-Advisor Test Bed

Regulator Set to Launch Robo-Advisor Test Bed

SEOUL, Aug. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea will soon begin the process of introducing a full-fledged computer-advised asset management system, the nation’s financial regulator said Sunday.  Some brokerage firms here have operated robo-advisors on a limited basis with brokers involved.  The Financial Services Commission (FSC) said it plans to first confirm whether the industry [...]

Robo-Advisors Lead Korean Asset Management Innovation

Robo-Advisors Lead Korean Asset Management Innovation

SEOUL, July 12 (Korea Bizwire) – The latest predictions of the future of the Korean asset management market indicate that the use of robo-advisors, AI-based asset management services, will become more prevalent in coming years. The AI platforms will serve as investment advisors that recommend specific financial products and investment portfolio composition via analysis of [...]