Research & Rankings

  • Numbers high, but assets slow as high-quality smaller launches mark Asia new fund market

    Thirty-three new Asian hedge funds raised just under $800 million in initial assets in H1 2014, according to the latest AsiaHedge new funds survey. Although the assets figure is well down on the previous year, the increasingly high quality of the new funds that are coming through in Asia bodes well for future industry growth

  • China update: taking confident strides ahead

    China’s nascent domestic hedge fund market has seen a strong boost from regulatory reforms with 5,000 licensing applications, but key challenges remain

  • Capitalising on Japan’s big restructuring

    Legendary Japan investor and SPARX Group president, CEO and CIO Shuhei Abe discusses how Abenomics is making the economy competitive again and how reforms to the country’s $1.3 trillion public pension pool will be a game-changer for Japan’s financial markets


Editorial Comment

  • A summer of change

    Revitalised performance and an improving fund-raising climate infuse new energy into the Asian hedge fund space after a difficult and volatile first half of the year


Special Reports

  • CHINA: building a modern asset management industry

    Sep 2014

    The pace and scale of China’s recent efforts to liberalise, deregulate, modernise and internationalise its asset management industry – and the alternative investment industry in particular – have surprised and delighted all those doing business in this fast-growing and potentially vast market.

  • New Standards in Investor Transparency

    Jul 2014

    The good governance gospel tells you that transparency ultimately supports performance, but try telling that to famously uncommunicative managers.

  • Global Review 2014

    Apr 2014

    The recovery of the global hedge fund industry in 2012, which we reported in last year's editions of the Global Review, has moved up a gear over the past year


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