Weekly Asia News (Friday)

Weekly Asia News (Friday)
Aradhana Dayal, editor, AsiaHedge

Asian hedge fund assets grow 3.9 per cent, capital inflows slow to return

A new report by AsiaHedge has found that Asian hedge fund assets grew by a modest 3.9 per cent during the first half of 2010 to USD137.8 billion. »


Singapore

Paridon Asia Pte targets USD100 million for Asia Macro fund

Singapore-based Paridon Asia Pte, founded by ex-ABN Amr »


Handshake

Asia people moves

Brevan Howard has hired expert hedge fund marketer John Capaldi to head up sales and marketing for Asia and Australia. »


Joseph Perella, chairman and chief executive officer of Perella Weinberg Partners

Perella Weinberg opens office in Abu Dhabi

Perella Weinberg Partners, a financial services firm providing corporate advisory and asset management services, has opened its latest office in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. »


Joel Hurewitz, Instinet’s head of Asia Pacific sales – broker dealer and liquidity

Instinet adds dark order types to CBX Asia in Japan

Instinet, an electronic trading and agency-only brokerage, has added hidden and iceberg order types to CBX Asia in Japan, previously a fully displayed trading venue. »


Michael Peters, member of the Eurex executive board

Eurex admits five exchange members in Taiwan

Derivatives exchange Eurex has admitted the first five exchange members based in Taiwan to its international distribution network. »


Globe and clock

FTSE 100 Index Futures to be available during Asian trading day

NYSE Liffe, the global derivatives business of NYSE Euronext, will extend the trading hours of its benchmark FTSE 100 Index Futures contract on 4 October. »


Singapore

MAM’s Azzy Fund up 14 per cent this year

Singapore-based MAM Pte Ltd, which started life as the Maki family office in 2006, has seen its Japan-focused event drive »


Charles Muller, Deputy Director General, ALFI

ALFI prepares for Asia surge in UCITS, appoints new Asian Head

As reported in private equity wire this week, the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) has appointed a new Asian head, Ching Yng Choi, underlining its continued commitment to a »


Citi Private Bank’s APAC Head of Investments, Debashish Dutta Gupta

Citi Private Bank recruits hedge fund expert to head up Managed Investments, Asia

Citi Private Bank has hired hedge fund expert, Roger Bacon as head of Manage »


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