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Mon Feb 22, 2010



Using a strategy of 'targeted non-correlation', Pure Capital aims to turn client problems into opportunities while maintaining a sense of social responsibility


Using a strategy of 'targeted non-correlation', Pure Capital aims to turn client problems into opportunities while maintaining a sense of social responsibility

Most hedge fund management in the Asia-Pacific region features fairly standard long/short equity investment with a pronounced bias to the long side. There are exceptions to the rule, of course, and there is no doubt that the region has much less of an -equities long-side bias than it used to. Still, hedge fund operations in the purer sense of the word are still comparatively few and far between.

New Zealand company Pure Capital is one such company that bucks the more common regional trend.

Headquartered in Wellington and with an office in Christchurch and a developing presence in London, the firm launched its Pure BetaMatch equity protection programmes in the second half of 2007. The aim was to protect existing investment portfolios in bear markets and enhance...

ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H

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