Launches & Closures

CICC’s Sloane Robinson fund starts small

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A long/short China-focused fund spearheaded by London-based Sloane Robinson together with the Hong Kong-based asset management arm of China International Capital Corp (CICC) launched at the beginning of August with initial assets of $4 million.

Sources told AsiaHedge that the fund has been seeded by both partners which will allow them to generate a track record whilst demonstrating the attractiveness of the strategy.

The marketing of the new fund will formally commence in the autumn. There is no specific target size for the fund, but it is understood that an ‘early-bird’ investor class with preferential terms is being