Although Asian product development is growing fast, many local investors are only now slowly beginning to look at hedge funds and fund of funds
Niki Natarajan, InvestHedge
One of the most interesting issues from my perspective, running a publication about investors in hedge funds, is watching the surge in product launches. And at the same time listening to the hedge fund investors I talk to, both funds of funds and pension funds, and hearing that what they actually want does not exist, is in the wrong jurisdiction; not available in the currency they need; or only available in a pooled option without a tailoring that would make all the difference to them.
With all the products on offer, I am curious to find out what is it that investors are actually looking for from hedge funds.
Doug Barnett, Quest Management
We have about 180 investors and $240 million in...