By Bruce Einhorn
Women made up 14.7% of board membership at Singapore’s top 100 listed companies and 13.8% for the 50 members of Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index.
The bank is currently in discussions to attract financial contributions to the new funds and also for selecting external managers.
NZ Super Fund returned 12.43 per cent to end the 2017-18 financial year at $39 billion, adding $4 billion to its war chest.
Gobi Partners has pledged to invest $50 million by 2020 as part of the initiative.
The move came as traditional retailers struggle to stay competitive against fast-growing online and speciality players.
The fund’s investors include Neil Shen of Sequoia China, Zhang Tao of Meituan-Danping, Baidu founder Eric Xu, Salil Deshpande of Bain Capital Ventures, JP Gan of Qiming Venture Partners, and Annie Xu of Alibaba U.S.
Murdoch, who is a non-executive director of Tesla, has reportedly signalled he wants the chairman job.
Since its establishment in 2008, Marunouchi Capital focuses on business succession and carve-outs, with Seijo Ishii and Joyful Honda figuring prominently among its investments.
Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) opened the probe because Airbnb had forced certain clients not to list properties on a rival website, a move that would undermine competition
Hyo-Joon Ahn, 55, a former president of Seoul-based financial services provider BNK Financial Group, will serve the organisation for a two-year term.