The 'Hong Kong Fund Services in Focus 2021' special report comprises four separate articles listed below, these can be read individually or as a sequence.

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Nurturing Hong Kong as an Asian hub

Nurturing Hong Kong as an Asian hub

By A Paris – As the investment industry continues to face a low interest rate environment and the appetite for private capital persists, the Hong Kong asset management industry is well-placed to benefit from the drive to diversify and broaden allocations across Asia. And although some industry commentators point to further progress needed, the legislative changes and supportive environment being fostered represent a huge leap ahead in the jurisdiction’s competitiveness.

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Appetite for diversification to underpin HK progress

Appetite for diversification to underpin HK progress

Hong Kong recently introduced regulatory reforms, policies and incentives to drive growth and increase Hong Kong’s attractiveness as a fund domicile. The newly adopted Limited Partnership Fund Ordinance (LPF) bill allows Hong Kong’s private equity firms to launch limited partnership funds. Already, there are signs that firms are taking advantage of the market to innovate. 

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Resumed travel will boost market growth

Resumed travel will boost market growth

Despite a challenging fundraising environment, the new Limited Partnership Fund Ordinance regulation (LPF) has the potential to make Hong Kong the preferred domicile for investment funds in Asia, especially once travel restrictions are lifted. As investors seek to broaden their portfolios, Asian funds can be a valuable source of diversification.