Weekly Asia News (Friday) http://www.hedgeweek.com/taxonomy/term/425/0 en Long/short equity and macro hedge funds offer best Asian investment opportunities… Hedge fund AUM hits another record… http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/18/210145/longshort-equity-and-macro-hedge-funds-offer-best-asian-investment-opportunities%E2%80%A6- <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> inhouse content </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Institutional investors performing due diligence on Asia-Pacific focused hedge funds may be best served homing in on long/short equity and macro strategies.</strong></p> Weekly Asia News (Friday) Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:10:56 +0000 mkitchen 210145 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Long/short equity and macro strategy hedge funds offer investment opps in Asia, says Cambridge Associates http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/16/210011/longshort-equity-and-macro-strategy-hedge-funds-offer-investment-opps-asia-says-ca <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-21&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>Institutional investors performing due diligence on Asia-Pacific focused hedge funds may be best served homing in on long/short equity and macro strategies.</strong></em></p> Investments Weekly Asia News (Friday) Surveys & research Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:08:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 210011 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Asian stock rally boosts hedge fund performance… Hedge funds rebound with August gains… http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/11/209819/asian-stock-rally-boosts-hedge-fund-performance%E2%80%A6-hedge-funds-rebound-august-gains%E2%80%A6 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Hedge fund and absolute return managers have generally caught the upside stemming from a rally in Asian stock markets in July, while Chinese managers have finally seen some fruits from the country&rsquo;s economic reforms, according to GFIA.</strong></p> Weekly Asia News (Friday) Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:40:50 +0000 Hans.Schlaikier 209819 at http://www.hedgeweek.com HKEx and LME host metals seminar in Tokyo http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/11/209803/hkex-and-lme-host-metals-seminar-tokyo <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=Japan&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-21&searchType=advanced" title="See all Japan funds" >Japan funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-21&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) and the London Metal Exchange (LME) hosted a seminar in Tokyo on Wednesday to update participants on the LME&rsquo;s markets.</strong></em></p> Education & Training Weekly Asia News (Friday) Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:01:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 209803 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Concept Capital Markets, LLC joins Hedge Fund Association’s Global Thought Leadership Council… Mayur Hedge Fund returns 49 per cent over first half of 2014 … http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/04/209507/concept-capital-markets-llc-joins-hedge-fund-association%E2%80%99s-global-thought-leadersh <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> inhouse content </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>The Hedge Fund Association (&quot;HFA&quot;), announced today the addition of prominent prime brokerage firm Concept Capital Markets, LLC to its Thought Leadership Council.</strong></p> Weekly Asia News (Friday) Thu, 04 Sep 2014 17:13:17 +0000 Hans.Schlaikier 209507 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Mayur Hedge Fund returns 49 per cent for first six months of the year http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/04/209456/mayur-hedge-fund-returns-49-cent-first-six-months-year <a title="See fund data for The Mayur Hedge Fund" alt="See data for The Mayur Hedge Fund" href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/node/84471/funds">The Mayur Hedge Fund</a> <a title="see all funds managed by Global Investment House" href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&management[0]=Global Investment House&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-21&searchType=advanced" title="See all funds for mgt group Global Investment House" alt="See all funds for mgt group Global Investment House">Global Investment House</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=India&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-21&searchType=advanced" title="See all India funds" >India funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-21&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>Global Investment House&rsquo;s Mayur Hedge Fund, a long short absolute return growth oriented fund with a net long bias, has reported a 49 per cent return for the first six months ending 30 June 2014.</strong></em></p> Funds Weekly Asia News (Friday) Thu, 04 Sep 2014 05:22:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 209456 at http://www.hedgeweek.com State Street appoints head of alternative investment solutions for Asia Pacific http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/03/209426/state-street-appoints-head-alternative-investment-solutions-asia-pacific <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=Hong+Kong&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-21&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hong Kong funds" >Hong Kong funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/all'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-21&searchType=advanced" title="See all All funds" alt="See all All funds">All</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>State Street Corporation has appointed Bob Keogh as head of alternative investment solutions (AIS) for the Asia Pacific region.</strong></em></p> Weekly Asia News (Friday) Moves and appointments Wed, 03 Sep 2014 11:04:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 209426 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Indian hedge funds fare best globally thanks to PM Modi… Blackstone in talks to back distressed fund… http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/08/28/209243/indian-hedge-funds-fare-best-globally-thanks-pm-modi%E2%80%A6-blackstone-talks-back-distre <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> inhouse content </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Hedge funds investing in&nbsp;India&nbsp;have become the world&#39;s best performers this year on expectations that Prime Minister Narendra Modi&nbsp;will revive Asia&#39;s third- largest economy.</strong></p> Weekly Asia News (Friday) Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:44:30 +0000 Hans.Schlaikier 209243 at http://www.hedgeweek.com bfinance strengthens Middle East presence http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/08/27/209182/bfinance-strengthens-middle-east-presence <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=United+Arab+Emirates&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-21&searchType=advanced" title="See all United Arab Emirates funds" >United Arab Emirates fund...</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/equity'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-21&searchType=advanced" title="See all Private Equity funds" alt="See all Private Equity funds">Private Equity</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>bfinance, an independently owned investment consultancy, has added to its service and advisory capabilities in the Middle East with the hire of a senior consultant.</strong></em></p> Weekly Asia News (Friday) Moves and appointments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 209182 at http://www.hedgeweek.com NRI launches first private cloud solution for investment managers in Japan http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/08/27/209162/nri-launches-first-private-cloud-solution-investment-managers-japan <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=Japan&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-21&searchType=advanced" title="See all Japan funds" >Japan funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-21&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>Nomura Research Institute (NRI) has launched the T-Monolix Arena Private Cloud Service, aimed at asset managers in Japan.</strong></em></p> Weekly Asia News (Friday) Technology and software solutions Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:05:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 209162 at http://www.hedgeweek.com KKR strengthens Southeast Asia team with new hires http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/08/27/209154/kkr-strengthens-southeast-asia-team-new-hires <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=Indonesia&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-21&searchType=advanced" title="See all Indonesia funds" >Indonesia funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/equity'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-21&searchType=advanced" title="See all Private Equity funds" alt="See all Private Equity funds">Private Equity</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>KKR has appointed Jaka Prasetya, former managing partner and founder of Leafgreen Capital Partners, as managing director to lead the firm&rsquo;s Indonesia efforts as well as credit and special situations initiatives in Southeast Asia.</strong></em></p> Weekly Asia News (Friday) Moves and appointments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 05:04:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 209154 at http://www.hedgeweek.com ASEAN exchanges on track to create ASEAN asset class http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/08/26/209139/asean-exchanges-track-create-asean-asset-class <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-21&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>The chief executives of the ASEAN Exchanges convened at the 21st ASEAN Exchanges CEOs meeting to discuss the next collaborative action steps to market and promote ASEAN as one asset class.</strong></em></p> Weekly Asia News (Friday) Markets Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:32:16 +0000 Emily.Perryman 209139 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Quantedge joins Asia’s billion dollar club… SuMI TRUST Global Asset Services strengthens Tokyo operation… http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/08/21/209059/quantedge-joins-asia%E2%80%99s-billion-dollar-club%E2%80%A6-sumi-trust-global-asset-services-stren <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> inhouse content </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>SuMi TRUST Global Asset Services, a provider of operational and administration support services to institutional asset managers, announced this week that it had completed the enhancement of its Asian business</strong>. This is in line with the organisation&rsquo;s ambition to focus&nbsp;on three global hubs: London, New York and Tokyo.</p> Weekly Asia News (Friday) Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:59:08 +0000 mkitchen 209059 at http://www.hedgeweek.com SuMi TRUST Global Asset Services consolidates Asian operation http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/08/21/209054/sumi-trust-global-asset-services-consolidates-asian-operation <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=Japan&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-21&searchType=advanced" title="See all Japan funds" >Japan funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/equity'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-21&searchType=advanced" title="See all Private Equity funds" alt="See all Private Equity funds">Private Equity</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>SuMi TRUST Global Asset Services, a provider of operational and administration support services to institutional asset managers, has completed the enhancement of its Asian business.</strong></em></p> Weekly Asia News (Friday) Moves and appointments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:10:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 209054 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Chartwell Capital appoints senior advisor http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/08/15/208819/chartwell-capital-appoints-senior-advisor <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=Hong+Kong&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-21&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hong Kong funds" >Hong Kong funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-21&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>Hong Kong-based asset management company Chartwell Capital has appointed Joe Wan as senior advisor.</strong></em></p> Weekly Asia News (Friday) Moves and appointments Fri, 15 Aug 2014 05:01:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 208819 at http://www.hedgeweek.com