Posts tagged with ‘hedge fund’

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Asian hedge funds fall 0.4 pct in August but up 13.1 pct in 2009

September 9, 2009

Asia-focused hedge funds fell 0.4 percent in August after five straight months of gains, pulled down by sharp declines in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan shares, hedge-fund tracker Eurekahedge said. Japan hedge funds edged up 0.7 percent, North American funds rose 1.8 percent, Latin American funds gained 2.1 percent and European funds returned 2.6 percent, […]

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Fullerton aims to extend Singapore’s reach by wooing the European investor

September 7, 2009

The city state of Singapore punches well above its weight in the world of investment. Between them Temasek Holdings and the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, the tiny nation’s twin sovereign wealth funds, manage an estimated $400bn (£245bn, €280bn) of assets.

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Boris tries to save london’s first place!

September 6, 2009

Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, said he was “encouraged” on Wednesday after he took his fight against proposed EU regulation of hedge funds and private equity to Brussels.

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New Asia-focused team at FrontPoint

August 17, 2009

FrontPoint Partners hired a new Asia-focused event-driven and special situations hedge fund investment team, led by portfolio manager John Foo. The Singapore-based team all came from Kingsmead Capital Advisors, which Mr. Foo founded. Joining him is Edgar Chia, analyst, and Hubert Yong, trader; they held similar positions at Kingsmead Capital, according to a FrontPoint news […]

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Event at Singapore Management University on the “Past, Present and Future of the Hedge Fund Industry” – 28/29 October

August 9, 2009

Event at Singapore Management University on the “Past, Present and Future of the Hedge Fund Industry” – 28/29 October. It is modelled after the Hedge Fund Training Programme at the London Business School.

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Recruitment starting again for hedge funds based in Singapore and Hong Kong.

July 31, 2009

Some good news on Asian Hedge Funds with new recruitment noted in Singapore and Hong Kong.

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Singapore Offshore Banking

July 20, 2009

Here is a good piece I found on mrxpat.com about law, regulation and banking in Singapore… Singapore has double taxation treaties with more than 40 countries, including Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. . This makes it an interesting place to set up a holding company. . A European entrepreneur who brings his business in a […]

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Tribridge To Launch New pan-Asia Hedge Fund

July 20, 2009

Tribridge Investment Partners Ltd., a Hong Kong-based hedge fund manager, said Monday it will launch a new fund in August and hired John Liptak, former head of Bank of America Corp’s Asia special situations group, to run it. The new fund will have a pan-Asia focus and seek to identify mispriced or undervalued securities due to […]

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London Mayor: Hedge Fund might leave London for Singapore

July 9, 2009

I know, it sounds like a tabloid headline but basicaly not too far from the truth Mayor warns EU not to strangle world’s premier financial centre The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, today called on the Government to help him resist the EU Commission’s dangerous plans to regulate financial services. He fears that the plans […]

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New Views of the Hedge Fund Industry…

July 7, 2009

From our good friends at State Street, here comes their latest report on the Hedge Fund world. Two major trends are emerging in the hedge fund industry with far-reaching impacts: a migration among the maturing hedge fund industry to third-party administration, custody and specialized services, and the most comprehensive reconsideration of financial regulations in generations. […]

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A new breed of Hedge Fund – smaller and thriftier

July 7, 2009

Here is a good post I found a singaporean Blogger, “the dude”, on It’s all about the moolah. An industry lately synonymous with losses, liquidations, and fraud is showing signs of recovery. An uptick in new hedge funds suggests that investors are warming to them again. And trends among the newly launched funds show how […]

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The first video of this Blog

June 29, 2009

This was 3 days ago on Bloomberg: Hedge funds saw net inflows in May for the first time in 10 months. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=57QQGRN5H-c&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0] Jean Viry-Babel senior partner VBK partners