Pensions & Insurance
Malaysia’s EPF to move into private equity
Private equity and property added to pension fund’s portfolio as it contemplates setting up a private equity division of its own.

Alternative Investments
London Asia allies with new PRC partners
UK investment house signposts upcoming equity fund and also announces a new office in Hangzhou.

Outlook & Economics
An Asian economic forecast with smiley faces
Société Générale's Asia Pacific Chief Economist says investors should focus on Japan and Hong Kong.

Editor's Desk
League table roundup February 20
Equity capital markets power ahead, while debt capital markets grind to a halt.

Business Moves
Herbert Smith establishes Shanghai office
Graeme Johnston to lead a new China-based dispute resolution practice.

Standard & Poor's Daily Ratings Direct Asia-Pacific Highlights
Welcome to Standard & Poor's daily summary of credit research of interest to investors in Asia-Pacific.