Executive Interviews

Jun 19, 2012

Nag_RajatAsia’s widening divide between rich and poor is not just a moral issue. The Asian Development Bank’s Rajat Nag tells Stefanie Eschenbacher that rising inequality will reduce the region’s growth potential.

Jun 19, 2012

Charles-BeazleyWestern asset managers aiming to capture the opportunities in Asia got it all wrong because they failed to understand the market, according to Charles Beazley of Nikko Asset Management. Stefanie Eschenbacher talks to him about the “big three”, expansion plans and the delayed stock exchange listing.

Jun 13, 2012

Praveen_JagwaniUTI International (Singapore) is readying a long-biased Indian equities fund. Stefanie Eschenbacher talks to Praveen Jagwani, chief executive.

Jun 12, 2012

Peter_de_ProftPeter de Proft, head of Efama, relies on his members to find a collective voice in Europe. He tells Nick Fitzpatrick that other financial industries are gravitating towards more reasonable common ground.

May 11, 2012

Money_housesThomas Richter, CEO at Bundesverband Investment und Asset Management, talks to Stefanie Eschenbacher about regaining investors’ trust after the financial crisis.

May 11, 2012

Ives_PerrierReducing risk and complexity has been Yves Perrier’s key contribution to Amundi, one of Europe’s five largest asset managers, he tells Nick Fitzpatrick. A background in banking helped him see this need.

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