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SWFI – Movers and Shakers – July 31, 2017

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Allianz Global Investors Hires Jason Green for SE Asia Institutional Side

Allianz Global Investors hired Jason Green as head of institutional business for Southeast Asia. This is a new position and he will be based in Singapore. Green was Executive Director, Client Adviser of Asia Sovereign and Institutional Group at J.P. Morgan Asset Management.

Koh Boon Hwee Appointed to GIC’s Board of Directors

Koh Boon Hwee was appointed, effective August 14, 2017, to GIC’s board of directors. Koh Boon Hwee has been a member of GIC’s investment board since January 2016. Koh Boon Hwee started at Hewlett-Packard in 1977, exiting in 1990 as managing director of Singapore. From 1991 to 2000, he served as Executive Chairman of the Wuthelam Group. He also was chairman of a number of companies including DBS Bank, Singapore Airlines and Singapore Telecom.

Mohamed El-Erian to Advise Investcorp

Mohamed El-Erian has joined the international advisory board of Bahrain-based Investcorp. Investcorp has made an aggressive push in recent years to expand its alternative assets business. El-Erian is also Chief Economic Advisor to Allianz. He is the former CEO of Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO) and Harvard Management Company (HMC).

Robeco Japan Names Shiro Tsubota as President

Shiro Tsubota was hired by Robeco to be President of Robeco Japan. He replaces Kikuo Kuroiwa. Shiro Tsubota will report to Graham Elliot, who is managing director and head of Asia-Pacific distribution for Robeco. Previously, Tsubota was CEO of Henderson Global Investors Japan.

Julian Mund Promoted to CEO of Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association

Julian Mund was named Chief Executive of the U.K.-based Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association. Mund was the acting CEO of the organization and has worked as the commercial services director since 2013. Mund is replacing Joanne Segars who resigned in April 2017.

ADIA Seeks to Sell KIC Headquarters

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The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) is seeking to sell the building that houses the headquarters of the Korea Investment Corporation (KIC). [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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BMO and OTPP Test Blockchain Canadian Dollar Debt Deal

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The Bank of Montreal (BMO) and the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP) participated in a landmark blockchain Canadian-dollar debt transaction. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Just Group Acquires Corinthian Pension Consulting

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Just Group plc acquired a 75% ownership stake in the holding company of Corinthian Pension Consulting Limited (Corinthian Pension Consulting). Operating in the institutional world for over 12 years, Corinthian Pension Consulting provides advisory services to defined-benefit pension scheme trustees and scheme sponsors undertaking bulk scheme exercises. The remaining 25% will be retained by current shareholders of Corinthian Pension Consulting. Robert MacGregor will continue to lead Corinthian Pension Consulting, as its Chief Executive Officer. Furthermore, Corinthian Benefits Consulting Limited and Corinthian Affinity Solutions Limited will continue to operate as before, becoming part of a newly formed holding company, Corinthian Group Holdings Limited.

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