Ex-Ballingal manager Geoffrey Barker to launch a macro fund next year in partnership with the UK's City Financial, having recently obtained seed capital.
Ballingal Investment Advisors' macro portfolio manager, Geoffrey Barker, is departing after six years at the Hong Kong hedge fund firm.
Geoffrey Barker of Ballingal Investment Advisors says the bill will come due for China, which is lagging on economic reform, capital market reform and interest rate liberalisation.
Having created a head of Asian equities post, the UK firm has poached Colin Ng from MFC Global Investment Management to fill it.
In the conclusion of AsianInvestorÆs roundtable discussion, prominent hedge fund managers and investors in Hong Kong pick the best asset classes for the next 12 months.
AsianInvestor hosted a roundtable discussion of some of Hong KongÆs prominent hedge fund managers and investors, who say that good returns in 2008 is proving no guarantee of easy growth in 2009.