There is definite proof that sustainability-focused funds are outperforming their conventional counterparts. But some experts believe the traditional explanations for this are wrong.
KGR Capital has approximately $350 million of assets under management. KGR was formed in 2002 by John Knox, Nicholas George and Christopher Rampton and has a staff of 16 based in Hong Kong and London. The plan is for all KGR staff to remain on deck and carry on with existing duties.
KGR has three funds: its flagship, KGR Capital Asia Pacific Absolute Return Segregated Fund; KGR Capital Asian Dynamic Fund; and KGR Capital China Absolute Return. It also acts as the investment adviser to KGR Absolute Return PCC Ltd, a closed-end investment company listed on the London Stock Exchange.
The parties claim that the combined entity will constitute something greater than the sum of its parts. ôItÆs a case of two plus two equals five,ö says Knox. ôLGT liked our product base and the fact that we have a big research presence.ö
Alternatives manager LGT Capital Partners is headquartered in Pfaeffikon, Switzerland and currently manages over $17 billion in hedge fund and private-equity investments globally via its Crown and Castle alternative investment programmes. In Asia, it has offices in Hong Kong and Tokyo.
Investors can still find spread premiums in niche private debt, with the asset class's prognosis looking strong, said a keynote speaker at AsianInvestor’s latest summit on Wednesday.
AsianInvestor details the second part of our marquee award winners for 2021, which includes the standout ESG adviser and also the asset manager of the year.
AsianInvestor reveals the first half of our marquee winners for this year's Asset Management awards, including best asset service provider and top alternative fund houses.
The number of millionaires in mainland China grew by 35% in 2020, while the number of millionaires in Hong Kong fell by 7%, according to a new report from the private bank.