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Tracking the latest hedge fund developments across Asia-Pacific
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Hans Schlaikier, Hedgeweek Up to USD50bn available to Asia focused funds… Asia Pacific turns to hedge funds…

Thu, 29 May 2014, 20:30

As much as USD70 billion is up for grabs for global hedge funds looking to raise money in Asia over the next few years, according to a Barclays survey. »

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South East Asia T Rowe Price launches Asia Opportunities Fund

Thu, 29 May 2014, 11:38

T Rowe Price has launched the Asia Opportunities Fund, which complements the firm's 23-year-old, USD3.8 billion New Asia Fund. »

Kittens Inovio Pharmaceuticals subsidiary sells animal health assets

Wed, 28 May 2014, 14:03

VGX Animal Health, a 90 per cent-owned subsidiary of Inovio Pharmaceuticals, has sold its animal health assets to Plumbline Life Sciences (PLS) of Korea. »

China flag ADAM sees successful fund exits average near 30 per cent IRR

Wed, 28 May 2014, 12:23

An investment fund into which AIM-quoted Adamas Finance Asia (ADAM) invested USD500,000 in early April has exited from a Chinese investment for the second time in four weeks, this time achieving an IRR of 27.26 per cent. »

Up arrow Regulators’ expenditure increases by nearly 60 per cent in recent years

Wed, 28 May 2014, 12:00

US, UK and Hong Kong financial services regulators have increased their expenditure over the last seven years by 59.4 per cent, an average of 8.075 per cent each year, since the end of fiscal year 2006/07, according to Kinetic Partners. »

Globe and currency signs Dr BR Shetty teams up with Centurion for Travelex deal

Tue, 27 May 2014, 16:01

Entrepreneur and philanthropist Dr BR Shetty is teaming up with equity partners associated with UAE investment firm Centurion Investments to acquire Travelex from Apax Partners. »

Open sign Auda opens Shanghai office

Tue, 27 May 2014, 14:06

Private equity investment firm Auda has opened an office in Shanghai and appointed Jacob Chiu as a managing director and head of the firm’s Asian business. »

One finger First FTSE China A50 Index ETF launches on Xetra

Tue, 27 May 2014, 10:57

Investors can now participate directly in the performance of the FTSE China A50 Index following the launch of the CSOP Source FTSE China A50 UCITS ETF. »

Mutual funds 1832 to convert DPF India Opportunities Fund to open-end mutual fund

Tue, 27 May 2014, 06:05

1832 Asset Management, the manager of DPF India Opportunities Fund, has secured unitholder approval for conversion of the closed end fund to an open-end mutual fund. »

Asia Pacific Asia ex-Japan asset managers covet retail investors most, says Cerulli report

Mon, 26 May 2014, 16:03

Asia ex-Japan mass retail investors are the client segment that fund houses are keenest to tap, according to a recent annual survey conducted by Cerulli Associates. »

Renminbi European offshore centres have key impact on renminbi’s global liquidity

Mon, 26 May 2014, 10:04

Market participants in Asia and Europe see the development of offshore centres in Europe as having a key impact on the global liquidity of China’s trading currency, the renminbi (RMB), according to a study by Aite Group. »

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