The Shanghai-headquartered hedge fund start-up has appointed a COO in Hong Kong as part of hiring plans, is seeking a licence in the city and will step up its marketing efforts this year.
After 14 years, highly regarded husband-and-wife team Karl Hurst and Ophelia Tong are calling time on the Hong Kong-based firm’s two strategies.
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.
The Financial Services Commission is confident of growth after moving to lower entry barriers and improving training and education to underpin an industry already expanding at a fast clip.
In the second of two article extracts on how hedge funds performed in 2009, we focus on equity long/short. These strategies have recovered, but questions remain about beta.
Singapore-based Truston Asset Management uses the success of a Korea long/short strategy to launch a regional push.
Long-short equity, global macro and managed futures are the strategies to pick this year, says Thomas Della Casa of Man Investments.
Data from Lipper and Credit Suisse shows October and November have not been kind to the hedge-fund world, but annualised performance figures should be good enough.
The Singapore-based fund of hedge funds analyses the phenomenon whereby hedge funds often reduce exposure towards year-end, with some interesting results.
Following a year of positive performance, the equity hedge manager hires long-only veteran Roger Lee to help build scale.
New Korean product focused on small and mid-sized companies.
The local hedge fund manager will provide FSL''s fourth hedge fund.