Posts tagged with ‘Hedge Funds’

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Singapore consults hedge funds on stricter regulations

September 20, 2009

From the Wealth Bulletin, news that Singapore’s central bank is holding informal talks with hedge fund executives on ways to toughen up the regulatory regime for the city-state’s growing alternative investment sector, according to a report in the Financial Times. Industry sources say ideas being deliberated upon in the discussions include the introduction of minimum […]

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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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AIMA Singapore: Draft European Directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers could significantly impact Singapore’s hedge funds

July 27, 2009

European Commission’s draft directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers will make it unduly difficult for Singapore based alternative investment managers to access the European market, says the Singapore branch of the AIMA.

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Most hedge funds failed to make money in June

July 21, 2009

Most strategies employed by hedge fund managers globally failed to generate any positive returns in June as stock markets moved sideways and commodity prices slid during the month. Nine out of thirteen strategies tracked lost money.

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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 […]