Putting Asia on the global map


After several false dawns in the past, this indeed looks like a huge milestone for the Asian hedge fund industry

By Aradhna Dayal

nullMarch is usually a good month for the Asian hedge fund community. The advent of Spring, along with the Rugby Sevens season in Hong Kong, brings about an effervescence and cheer to the landscape, and local hedge fund managers look forward to drowning the stress of Q1 investor meetings and fickle markets over a few pints of beer.

This year, the industry has a lot more to cheer. After a rollercoaster ride of more than a year made it very difficult to deliver positive returns, the markets seem to be