Big foreign hedge fund shops enter the fray

Mon Jun 20, 2011



We have several business lines and our product line-up is made up of several types of funds... We see compelling opportunities for each of our businesses in Asia today
Thomas Kang
Aradhna Dayal: What is the primary attraction for international hedge funds to be in Singapore and how does it change the game for domestic players?

Thomas Kang: One thing to keep in mind about Fortress is that we have several business lines and our product line-up is made up of several types of funds, with hedge funds being one of them. We have credit funds, private equity funds, and a long-only bond fund. We see compelling opportunities for each of our businesses in Asia today.

Aradhna Dayal: What does this mean for domestic managers?

Danny Yong: Fortress’ entry in Asia and Singapore has certainly increased the investor flow to the region. Several investors that come by to see Tom [Kang] and...

ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H

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