Barclays Capital has undertaken a significant build out of
prime services in Asia Pacific over the past 14 months, and is
in the midst of rolling out what it feels is a holistic
financing solution geared towards multiple asset class hedge
funds, large money managers and financial institutions in the
The move ties in well with the emergence of true
multi-strategy, credit and macro funds in the Asia Pacific post
the global financial crisis, as compared to the dominance of
equity focused hedge funds in the region previously, as well as
the increasing trend of large international (and often
multi-asset class) hedge funds brands establishing a presence
in Asia Pacific.
"When I arrived in October 2009, it was...