Those at the helm of Citigroup's local investment banking team are tipping a surge in outbound acquisitions by Australian companies in the medium term, despite local merger activity lagging frenetic global deal flow this year.
The technology, advice and education that support the Australian financial services sector have seen lots of change over the past 20 years. But the legislative framework and consumer awareness have struggled to keep up.
However, the report reveals that UHNW philanthropists are expanding their philanthropic approaches and activities, shifting from major giving towards self-sustaining projects and entrepreneurialism.
The Indian insurance sector has, of late, been witnessing a spate of mergers and acquisitions with many joint venture partners expressing their intent to look for new partners.
Calling Singapore a luxury gateway, Soh said that the agency would be bringing luxury brand marketing expertise and offerings to the region from Paris, where it is headquartered.
The share of women in chief executive positions here, on the other hand, was 15 per cent last year - significantly higher than the global average of 3.9 per cent.
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The executive pay survey canvassed chief executive remuneration disclosures in the 2013 annual reports of New Zealand's largest publicly listed companies and state-owned enterprises, as well as dairy co-operative Fonterra.