Ten foreign managers have now received Qualified Domestic Limited Partnership (QDLP) licences after China revived the programme at the beginning of the year.
Blackrock’s first private securities fund launched onshore in China has adopted a low-fee strategy to attract domestic high net worth and institutional investors.
Assets in China’s private fund industry grew to reach RMB 13.9trn ($2.16trn), doubled since 2015, according to data from the Asset Management Association of China (AMAC).
China’s private fund market and pension funds present business opportunities for foreign asset managers, according to a Cerulli Associates report.
The Asset Management Association of China (AMAC) sharply criticised an online fund marketing campaign launched by an Alibaba wealth management arm and involving 16 fund managers.
Money-market funds (MMFs) account for at least 35% of the total assets managed by the largest fund management firms in China, according to data from the Asset Management Association of China (AMAC).
All products that mainland Chinese can invest in will have to meet newly-introduced suitability requirements starting July 1.
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