Special Report: Asian Private Equity

Special Report: Asian Private Equity

Preqin takes a detailed look at the private equity industry in Asia and how it has changed in recent years, including fundraising, investor preferences and deal activity. Plus, performance benchmarks for Asia-focused private equity funds by vintage year and key statistics in detail for Greater China, ASEAN, Northeast Asia and South Asia. »


Jigsaw pieces

Hedge Connection launches services to connect alternative investment managers with allocators

Hedge Connection, a platform for connecting investment managers and accredited investors, has launched a suite of new services to facilitate capital raising. »


Acquisition

Neuberger Berman to purchase Orchard Square Partners from Ramius

Neuberger Berman is to purchase Ramius’ interest in Orchard Square Partners, which manages a global long/short credit investment strategy with approximately USD475 million in client assets. »


Down arrow

All six MVIS investable long/short equity indices negative in September

All six of the Market Vectors Index Solutions (MVIS) investable long/short equity indices returned negative performance in September. »


South Korea

HFA appoints Robert Kim and Raymond Kang as Korea Chapter regional co-directors

The Hedge Fund Association (HFA) has appointed Robert Kim, global advisor for Alternative Summit Korea, and Raymond Kang, chief executive of Prodigy Capital Management, as Korea Chapter regional co-directors. »


Team meeting

Ultimus Fund Solutions expands fund administration team

Ultimus Fund Solutions has expanded its fund administration team with the appointment of former Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and fund company attorney Bo Howel. »


Handshake

Dexion Capital appoints head of international sales

Max Nardulli has joined Dexion Capital, the alternatives investment bank, as head of international sales. »


Bitcoin

DigitalTangible launches physical gold and bitcoin trading services in Asia

Global bitcoin-gold platform DigitalTangible has expanded its offerings into Asia with new partner Melotic, allowing customers to trade their bitcoin and gold on the new Chinese crypto-gold trading platform. »


Traders

Significant portion of global capital markets trading activity now found in only 10 data centres

Global capital markets trading is being re-architected, led by a cost-conscious mix of hardware, software, data and fewer people, according to research by TABB Group. »


Green light

GSAM launches GS Long Short Fund

Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) has launched the Goldman Sachs Long Short Fund, which pursues high conviction investment ideas in global equity markets through a fundamental, bottom-up approach. »


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