hedge fund

By Bernadette Tio | 6 January 2017
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.
By Richard Newell | 28 November 2016
More industry experts are voicing concerns about Hong Kong's planned fund manager conduct rules, saying the city risks losing business to its main rival.
By Richard Newell | 25 November 2016
Code of conduct changes planned by the Securities and Futures Commission would raise the barrier to entry for alternative asset managers, say industry experts.
By Christina Wang | 29 August 2016
In the second of two articles on moves by Chinese hedge fund managers to build offshore businesses, AsianInvestor asks what they must do to attract institutional capital.
By Christina Wang | 11 August 2016
Despite net redemptions and poor returns from hedge funds globally in the first half of 2016, Asian asset owners, notably pensions, are widely tipped to raise their allocations ...
By Joe Marsh | 10 August 2016
The new asset manager won its licence in Hong Kong last week, having been formed in March by a group of experienced industry executives.
By Christina Wang | 10 August 2016
Northern Trust's alternative investment arm is doing due diligence on new hedge funds in Asia and shifting its focus towards credit strategies away from event-driven equity.
By Bernadette Tio | 20 July 2016
The newly established Hong Kong hedge fund firm expects to receive regulatory approval by September and plans to add two more executives to help run the China-centric strategy.
By Christina Wang | 16 June 2016
The asset manager will launch two strategies within two months to target Taiwanese investors; they will target 15% returns and 5% volatility annually.
By Joe Marsh | 18 February 2016
The Shanghai-headquartered hedge fund start-up has appointed a COO in Hong Kong as part of hiring plans, is seeking a licence in the city and will step up its marketing efforts ...
By Richard Newell | 9 December 2015
There's still value for investors in seeking the 'mini Warren Buffetts', but they have to contend with many hedge funds not worthy of the name, argued panellists at an ...
By Toby Yiu | 7 October 2015
Persistent AM’s tie-up with GF Asset Management is the first registered in Shanghai’s free-trade zone to get a QDLP quota amid reform. It plans to launch a product ...
By Oliver Jones | 24 July 2015
The Monetary Authority of Singapore is raising the regulatory bar, but there is a feeling that the city-state is making it harder for hedge funds to exist, especially smaller ones.
By Oliver Jones , Joe Marsh | 8 July 2015
Golvis invested in multiple asset classes, including credit derivatives, but one source said the hedge fund was “idiosyncratic in terms of what it did”.
By Toby Yiu | 26 June 2015
Rosefinch Investment, one of China's top 10 private fund companies, has established its first offshore office in Hong Kong. The move has highlighted the city's lengthy ...
By Toby Yiu | 30 January 2015
The mainland's nascent private securities fund industry is growing fast, with foreign institutions keen to access potentially high returns, but wary of the accompanying risks.
By Joe Marsh | 12 January 2015
After 14 years, highly regarded husband-and-wife team Karl Hurst and Ophelia Tong are calling time on the Hong Kong-based firm’s two strategies.
By Min Ho | 4 December 2014
Hedge fund managers in Hong Kong should consider litigating against the Inland Revenue Department in cases regarding their policies on taxation of remuneration, say industry ...
By Georgina Lee | 22 August 2014
The country's regulator is introducing mandatory reporting and clearing in stages. But fund managers would be better able to implement the rules if they were introduced at the ...
By Steve Price | 11 July 2014
Globally hedge strategies ended the first half with respectable gains, with India funds in particular surging on post-election euphoria. But China and Japan funds have posted ...
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