Khoo injects a new spirit into Sofaer's regional funds

Wed Apr 22, 2009

When it comes to managing risk, Terence Khoo leads from the front. Following his return to Sofaer Capital last August, the SC Asia and Pacific funds have taken a turn for the better

An Asian hedge fund house with a 20-plus-year history is a rare find, and its longevity in the region is one of Sofaer Capital's distinguishing features, along with a wide range of funds. Since the launch of the SC Asian and Pacific hedge funds in 1989, which followed on from the launch of Sofaer's first fund, the SC Global Hedge Fund in 1987, a further five funds have been added to the Sofaer stable, covering Europe, Japan, India, natural resources and emerging markets, respectively.

However, a long history does not always protect against the ravages of the market, and the SC Asian and Pacific hedge funds spent the first seven months of 2008 in the performance wilderness,...

ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H

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