The SkyBridge Alternatives Conference returns to Singapore this month, with a wider range of global topics to be covered at the hedge fund capital introductions event.
Despite Salt's party atmosphere in Las Vegas at night, capital introduction is a hard day's slog for hedge fund managers.
Salt Las Vegas, the hedge fund industry's biggest cap intro event, will see more Asia-based delegates, fewer gatecrashers and a touch of Hollywood.
North American institutions are now the major source of Asian hedge fund allocations, leading to a shift in the way fund managers present themselves to investors.
More hedge fund strategies based on high-frequency trading are preparing to launch in the region, says Rebekah Pang of Newedge.
A build-out of the bank's Asian prime brokerage team will follow the launch of a global platform.