Features

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  • September 2011

    Recovery stalls as Asia-Pacific assets shrink 5% in H1 2011 to $145bn

    September 26, 2011

    Strong macro headwinds and plummeting markets have slowed down the Asian hedge fund industry’s recovery since the financial crisis, leaving assets down 5% at the end of 1H 2011 at $145 billion. Nevertheless, locally based managers continue to account for a rising proportion of assets in Asia-Pacific funds, with 76% of industry AUM now in funds managed in the region

  • Monsoon Capital’s quantitative trading approach pays off

    September 26, 2011

    In the wake of the financial crisis of 2008, diversification has been key to the re-emergence of Monsoon Capital as a multi-product pan-Asian firm

  • Who survived the summer, who did well and current opportunities

    September 26, 2011

    While major problems in the US and Europe caused massive volatility in August, Asian hedge fund managers who were well prepared were able to defend their funds

  • Sparx leans on experience in Japan to deal with fallout from the West

    September 26, 2011

    The turmoil in August challenged all suppositions that the worst had already passed for the global capital markets. Amid continuing European debt woes, fiscal despair in the US and a big sell-off across markets, AsiaHedge senior writer Rodney Diola met with Sparx Group founder, CE0 and CIO, Shuhei Abe to discuss where the markets are headed and how Sparx is responding