Private credit might be less attractive than it was last year as investors rush into the market, but there are sweet spots to be found.
The awards will be officially presented to the winners at our annual black-tie dinner on Friday, May 19, at the Conrad Hotel in Hong Kong. A full write-up on the award winners will appear in the June edition of AsianInvestor.
For enquiries regarding the dinner, please contact our events coordinator, Suzanne Salder, at [email protected], +852 2122 5246; or Randhir Prakash, associate publisher of AsianInvestor magazine, at [email protected], +852 2122 5228.
Congratulations to the winners.
Best Asia-Pacific hedge fund
HDH Special Situations Fund
Best Japan hedge fund
Blue Sky Japan Fund
Best Asia ex-Japan hedge fund
LAPP Opportunity Fund
Best Australia/New Zealand hedge fund
Hayberry Australian Equity Fund
Best multi-strategy hedge fund
Bennelong Asia Pacific Multi-Strategy Fund
Best fixed-income hedge fund
Asia Credit Hedge Fund
Best distressed fund
Asian Debt Fund
Best new hedge-fund launch
Phalanx Japan Asia Multi-strategy Fund
Best Asian fund of hedge funds
Best Asian prime broker
Best private equity deal
Xugong Group Construction Machinery
Best new private equity fund launch
CLSA Capital Partners
Fudo Capital LP
Best fund administrator
Best fund administrator û hedge funds
Best global custodian
Best securities lender
Best law firm for asset management
White & Case
MPF master trust of the year
Axa China Region
China fund house of the year
China Merchants Fund Management
Korea fund house of the year
Malaysia fund house of the year
CIMB-Principal Asset Management
Taiwan fund house of the year
India fund house of the year
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China and India are more obvious choices for AustralianSuper to consider in Asia Pacific, but the super fund currently lacks the expertise and prefers to stick to the US and Europe.
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