Peter Fletcher has a very long association with the
Asia-Pacific. As managing director of family office Parly SA,
he has long played a role in the history and development of the
Asia-Pacific alternative investment industry, both hedge funds
and private equity. Included here is the fact that Parly has
played a significant 'seeding' role in the launch and
subsequent development of many of the region's quality
Fletcher has also been one to tell things as he sees them.
His interview here is no different. Even if many disagree with
his views on the present state of the industry and where it is
going, fund managers, especially, would do well to consider
what he has got to say here.
You have witnessed several economic cycles in the Asia-Pacific
over the years. What is your opinion of the region right
PF The region has always been important...