China's array of investment fund options is growing, with Man opening a quantitative strategy fund. Others will likely follow, as regulators seek to ease open investing options.
Fidelity has launched the first private fund via an IM-WFOE in China last week, but will Chinese investors warm to foreign-branded onshore investment products?
Sandra Lu, partner of law firm Llinks, expects the first batch of wholly foreign-owned entities to register for private fund businesses in the next month or two.
With China's authorities cleaning charlatans out of onshore private funds, genuine players are seeking offshore support and foreigners want in, we report in our second story on the sector.
The agency is clamping down on private fund firms in this once loosely-monitored sector. In the first of two articles, AsianInvestor considers the impact on the industry.
Rosefinch Investment, one of China's top 10 private fund companies, has established its first offshore office in Hong Kong. The move has highlighted the city's lengthy registration waiting times compared to Singapore.