Institutional Investors

Vistra readies launch of incubation platform in Hong Kong


Vistra Fund Services in Hong Kong is eyeing the launch of an “incubator-like facility” for hedge fund managers by the second quarter of this year, aimed at helping start-ups manage operating costs, fast-track product launches and attract more capital.

Charles Kwun, managing director for Vistra Fund Services Asia, said the plan is to kick-start the service with Hong Kong-based managers and later expand it to managers based in China who are looking to set up their own offshore operation in Hong Kong.

Vistra rolled out its fund administration capability in the region more than a month ago through