Weekly Asia News (Friday)

Weekly Asia News (Friday)
Philip Richards, co-founder, RAB Capital

RAB Capital shutters Pi Asia Fund

London-based RAB Capital, one of the city’s most respected hedge funds, has shut down its Asia-focused fund – the RAB-Pi Asia Fund Ltd »


George Soros, founder, Soros Capital Management

Soros finally opens Hong Kong office

After first announcing plans back in January this year that it would be opening a Hong Kong office, Soros Fund Management LLC »


Zhaoan Li, Head of Greater China Business Development, Jersey Finance

Altis Partners opens Hong Kong office to develop Asian relationships

Jersey-based Altis Partners, the Channel Island’s first ever CTA, has now become the first Jersey hedge fund to open an office in Hong Kong. »


Singapore

Ex-Credit Suisse prop trader Chan to launch macro strategy

Charlie Chan, a 25-year veteran and former star prop trader at Credit Suisse »


Asia

Asian hedge funds soar in third quarter

Asian hedge funds continued their strong performance in the third quarter, with the HFRX China Index gaining 10.5 per cent, according to data released by Hedge Fund Research. »


Neil Harvey, Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse to become exclusive distributor for Kimco

Credit Suisse’s asset management division has reached an agreement with Kimco International to become Kimco's exclusive distributor.  »


Hakan Valberg, senior vice president and general manager, Advent Software EMEA

Advent Software moves to larger office in Dubai

Advent Software, a provider of software and services for the investment management industry, has moved to a larger office in Dubai within the precincts of the Dubai International Financial Centre. »


Cheah Cheng Hye, chairman, Value Partners

Sensible Asset Management launches Value Gold ETF on Hong Kong Stock Exchange

Hedgeweek this week attended the launch of the Value Gold ETF (3081 HK) at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. »


New York

AIFAM launches FOF to tap into Japanese pension funds

New York-based hedge fund firm, Alternative Investment & Financial Asset Management (AIFAM), has launched a Fund of Funds – the Hedged Equity Fund - with USD17 million in in »


Lee Porter, Liquidnet

Liquidnet Asia Pacific breaks 2009 trading record

New York-headquartered Liquidnet, the off-exchange trading platform that connects buy-side traders to liquidity pools for »


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