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The asset manager has used its Rmb1 billion RQFII quota to launch three China-focused funds in Singapore. The funds focus on either A shares, fixed income, or a combination of the two.
London getting more RQFII quota than Singapore was to be expected, says Gerard Lee, CEO of Lion Global Investors, who has various plans for any forthcoming quota.
The firm is mulling an Asian convertible bond fund and has picked BNP Paribas to distribute its Ucits funds. Its head of fixed income also considers Greece to be technically in default.
The Singapore-based asset manager aims to launch more funds to attract clients from outside its home market, but a renminbi product is not in the pipeline.