The asset manager will launch two strategies within two months to target Taiwanese investors; they will target 15% returns and 5% volatility annually.
Charles Allard has left Winton after eight years to join software firm Ve Interactive as the UK hedge fund embarks on an expansion drive across New York, Sydney and Tokyo.
Swiss alternative fund manager Salus Alpha is touring the region with its managed futures and commodity arbitrage funds.
The managed-futures fund marks the start of an incoming wave of global hedge-fund products to be distributed to onshore qualified investors.
Long-short equity, global macro and managed futures are the strategies to pick this year, says Thomas Della Casa of Man Investments.
2009 proved to be the first down year for the system developed by Peter Matthews of PJM Capital, but the asset class could do well this year.