Despite difficult macro environment, new fund landscape in Asia remains surprisingly vibrant


$2.02 billion raised by 32 new funds in 1H2012

• New funds raise 50% more assets than in second half of 2011
• Average launch size in Asia now up to more than $63 million
• Multi-strategy funds dominate while Asia ex Japan funds make an impact too
• Hong Kong still the top centre with 20 recorded new launches, Singapore loses market share

Hong Kong, July 20, 2012 - The latest AsiaHedge New Funds Survey shows a sustained interest in Asian hedge fund start-ups, with 32 new funds harvesting as much as $2.02 billion in assets in the first half of 2012.

This is 50% higher than the $1.34 billion raised