Hedge Funds

Fund profile: Taipan fights back

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Asian strategies, like most hedge fund strategies, had a tough time last year – as a result of fears that contagion from Greece would threaten the euro, governments tackling their debt problems, natural disasters and to a lesser extent the Arab Spring.

Equities in Asia were sold off significantly as they are perceived to be high beta plays, according to Mark Martyrossian (pictured), fund manager of the Tiburon Taipan fund, which has a long/short strategy focusing on the Asian region.
Mark Martyrossian UCITS
Long term refinancing operations (LTRO), however, has also poured oil on troubled waters