AsiaHedge Strategy Descriptions

Arbitrage
Funds with focus on any of the following in Asia Pacific - convertible bond arbitrage, merger arbitrage, fixed income arbitrage, diversified arbitrage, capital structure arbitrage, dividend arbitrage and warrant/rights arbitrage, volatility arbitrage, cash-future arbitrage, statistical arbitrage.


Asia including Japan
Funds invested in equities in Asia Pacific countries* including Japan, using long/short strategies.


Asia excluding Japan
Funds invested in equities in Asia Pacific countries* excluding Japan, using long/short strategies.

*These include Australia, Hong Kong, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.


Asian Fixed Income

Funds with a focus on Asian fixed income, credit, high yield bonds or leveraged loans using long and short positions and/or leverage.


Asian Market Neutral
Funds invested in Asian equity strategies that maintain a market neutral exposure (equally long and short).


Australian Equity
Funds invested in Australian equities, using long/short strategies.


Chinese Equity
Funds invested in equities in the greater China region - Hong Kong, Taiwan and China – using long/short strategies.


Currency

Funds located in Asia Pacific which are invested in global currencies.


Distressed Securities

Funds with a focus on distressed and special situation debt.


Event Driven
Funds invested in special opportunities (e.g. corporate restructuring, distressed, corporate finance, mergers) that arise in Asia Pacific.


Global Equity
Funds located in Asia Pacific which are invested in global equities, using long/short strategies.


Global Fixed Income

Funds located in Asia Pacific with a focus on global credit, high yield bonds or leveraged loans using long and short positions and/or leverage.


Indian Equity
Funds invested in Indian equities, using long/short strategies.


Indonesia
Equity
Funds invested in Indonesian equities, using long/short strategies.


Japanese Equity
Funds invested in Japanese equities, using long/short strategies


Japanese Market Neutral
Funds invested in Japanese equity strategies that maintain a market neutral exposure (equally long and short).


Japanese Synthetic Warrants

Funds invested in synthetic warrants in Japan or Asia including Japan.


Korean Equity
Funds invested in South Korean equities, using long/short strategies.


Macro

Funds that take long and short positions in various asset classes based on macroeconomic analysis.


Managed Futures

Funds that invest long and short in various asset classes through futures markets, usually with a systematic trend-following approach.


Multi-strategy

Funds with a combination of any of the following with a focus on Asia Pacific - long/short equities, arbitrage, special situations and event-driven strategies.


Specialists

Funds located in Asia Pacific which are invested in a specific area such as health care and real estate.


Thai Equity
Funds invested in Thai equities, using long/short strategies.


Vietnamese Equity
Funds invested in Vietnamese equities, using long/short strategies.