Performance

Ex-Emperor PM gets off to a strong start with Greater China fund

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Christopher Yue, an ex-portfolio manager on Emperor Investment Management’s long/short Greater China equities fund, one of the first long/short hedge funds based in China, launched his own hedge fund three months ago and has returned 26.82% year-to-date despite the challenging environment.

Yue played the contrarian on the back of sell-offs in November and December, and has quickly produced strong gains for the recently launched Asia Discovery Fund, which is managed by his firm Asia Alpha Capital Management, generating positive returns of 15.61% in January and 9.70% in February.

With under $10 million in seed investments, Asia Alpha is