Four Seasons Asia, a long only and long/short investment house focused on Japan, is to launch a Japan-dedicated UCITS fund.
Hong Kong based Asian specialist multi-strategy manager Zentrum Capital Advisors achieved 32 per cent performance last year, sits in the top decile of Prequin’s global multi-strategy league table and has a Sharpe ratio of 1.4.
Hang Seng Indexes Company has launched three indexes specifically designed for the southbound trading link of the Stock Connect Scheme.
Hong Kong’s first quoted asset manager, Value Partners Group with USD16.4 billion under management, has made its first strategic international move from its Asian roots and opened an office in London, under the command of country head and senior director, Hendrik von Ripperda-Cosyn.
Ali Chughtai, portfolio manager at USD235 million European macro manager WHARD Stewart, believes that the short term has a real possibility of seeing a correction in emerging market (EM) currencies.
London-based Altavista Investment Management has received a USD50 million investment into its new India long-only investment strategy, an adjunct of the long/short Altavista Capital India Fund launched in 2011.
Vik Mehrotra (pictured), CEO and CIO of USD300 million Venus Capital Management, is, along with Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, confident that the 21st century belongs to India.
A survey of the alternatives sector conducted by Eurekahedge and AIMA Japan finds that fund managers in Japan now typically allocate up to 10 per cent of their total expenses on regulatory compliance.
Tai United Holdings Limited’s indirect wholly-owned Singapore-based subsidiary Tai United Asset Management has been approved by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) as a Registered Fund Management Company (RFMC) under the Securities and Futures (Licensing and Conduct of Business) Regulations to officially carry on fund management business in Singapore.
Kevin Carter, pictured, is founder of EMQQ, an ETF focused US-listed emerging markets internet and e-commerce companies. Founded in 2014, and with just USD90 million under management, his time has come with year to date performance of over 30 per cent, and listings as one of the top performing Science/Tech funds in a variety of listings in the US.