Asset managers expect that Beijing will manage the property developer’s potential default in an orderly fashion.
Emerging markets (EMs) are underinvested despite being the leading energy consumers, said the asset manager.
The deal will enable the firm to offer China infra opportunities to global investors.
The Toronto-based asset manager is offering a feeder fund that invests in an income-generating preference share product.
The firm has also launched the platform in other markets in Asia, including Hong Kong and the Philippines.
The Canadian asset manager is offering an ESG fund focused on Asian credit to Singapore retail investors.
JP Morgan AM’s product invests in global sustainable bonds, while Manulife IM’s fund focuses on Asia.
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