Managers across the board pare risk as market uncertainty takes hold, leading to narrow losses among Asia ex-Japan hedge funds.
A preliminary report by FRM predicts a choppy summer for markets, following last month's volatile conditions which threw off hedge funds in Asia and globally.
Man Investments is providing $150 million in proprietary capital to subsidiary GLG Partners' first Asia-focused hedge fund strategy, and expresses optimism over institutional interest in alternatives.
FRM’s Japan office is on track to raise $100 million for a Japan-focused strategy of hedge funds.
Marc Fisher takes over as head of the Hong Kong office for FRM, a global provider of funds of hedge funds.
IBK Securities will be the first Korean securities company to co-brand a hedge-fund platform with a foreign alternative-investment firm.
Fund-of-hedge-funds expert Lindsay Jones returns to Hong Kong to handle sales at FRMÆs new office.
Au exits HSBC Global Asset Management after 11 years to cross over to the hedge fund business.
The 2008 game starts with Asian hedge fundsÆ backs against the wall and defending stoically, but it's still early-doors and all to play for.
Still waters run deep? Finding a relevant moral for the hedge fund story in 2007 and prognosticating 2008.
Results from the index providers show that a more benign September made up for the drawdowns of August 2007.
London-headquartered fund of hedge funds ships Lindsay Jones to Australia.