Some argue that hedge funds will benefit both from the support of US president-elect Donald Trump and increased volatility. But many institutions are reluctant to invest in them.
Insurers are having to take more risk despite forthcoming tighter rules around the assets they can hold. Regulatory inflexibility is not helping product innovation, says ...
Jayne Bok, CFA, head of sovereign advisory for Asia at Towers Watson, discusses the evolution of alternative investing by large Asian asset owners.
Sydney-based Andrew Landman is taking over as head of its alternatives strategy group for Asia ex-Japan, with Joseph Pacini set to leave for personal reasons next month.
The private bank is moving to expand its offering in hedge funds and private equity, with a particular focus on the former, where it is not currently very active.
The alternatives manager is expanding its marketing team as it moves to launch Asia-tilted multi-asset products and a China A-share fund. It has also made staff cuts due to its ...
The second half of 2013 saw fund-of-hedge-fund assets grow 20% in Asia, while in Europe they suffered a 7% outflow, according to eVestment. Asia hedge fund AUM also grew faster ...
Private wealth and institutional clients in the region, and globally, are showing an increased interest in Asian alternative assets.
Credit Suisse receives a flood of demand for its new World Water fund which will hold shares in fresh water companies around the globe.
It closes a real estate fund and begins a hedge fund incubator programme.
Taiwan hedge fund of funds manager Prudence plans more launches, including single strategies.
And hires Carlos Higuchi in Tokyo to manage it in this region.
KE Absolute has appointed John Chung Lee as associate director and head of alternative strategies.
A new structured note product gives Asian investors exposure to hedge funds.
Groundbreaking moves into alternative investment by Hong KongÆs Hospital Authority.