Global investment manager
HSBC Global Asset Management is an investment manager with $470.2bn in AUM (as of 31 March 2018). It was formed in 1973 in Hong Kong as Wardley, a wholly-owned merchant banking subsidiary, changing its name to HSBC Asset Management 13 years later.
The company manages separate client-focused equity and fixed income portfolios. It also launches and manages hedge funds for its clients. It invests in the public equity, fixed income, and alternative investments markets across the globe.
HSBC Global Asset Management is also the principal partner of Investment Week's Women in Investment Awards. Click here for more information about this year's ceremony, taking place on 28 November in London.
Tracking gilts and UK corporate bonds
Fixed until June 2020
Eighth anniversary of collapse of Lehman Brothers
Running frontier market equity strategy
Joins as head of multi-asset
Left after nine years
Running a two-speed economy
Lowest TER now 5bps
Follows Reid's departure
Been at HSBC since 2007
Firms cite lack of client demand
Halves fees on three trackers
With passive vehicles once again in the spotlight as the price war hots up, managers explain how they use the products and comment on the expanding smart-beta marketplace
Increased focus on bespoke relationships
Risk-rated portfolios available from October
HSBC Global Asset Management has added a new multi-asset income fund to its Luxembourg-domiciled fund range.
Schroders has expanded its £76bn multi-asset team further with two hires as it focuses on building this part of the business.
Heartwood Investment Management has hired Marian Black from Baring Asset Management to head up its investment marketing.
The upgrade of two major frontier markets to emerging market status led to a significant increase in turnover for the HSBC Frontier Markets fund last year.
HSBC Global Asset Management's Caroline Hitch is reducing exposure to equities in favour of credit in the firm's $8bn World Selection portfolios as she fails to find "compelling" valuations for shares.
Joseph Molloy, global head of index equities at Legal & General Investment Management, has joined HSBC Global Asset Management as head of passive equity.
Three members of senior staff at Ashcourt Rowan are to exit as its takeover by Towry is finalised.
HSBC Global Asset Management's chief executive Andy Clark is ruling out introducing preferentially priced share classes, saying they are akin to "endorsements" of individual platforms.
Jamie Frere-Scott has joined Ashcourt Rowan as funds director after less than a year as head of research at life insurer Mobius Life.