ASIA: Multi-strategy funds retain and strengthen their position

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The first half of 2012 can well be remembered for the coming of age for Asian hedge funds – not just in terms of how they managed risk amid an extremely challenging environment, but also in terms of the capital-preservation skills that many of them aptly demonstrated. DATA INCLUDES: Asian hedge fund assets, top five new funds, median performance.

ARADHNA DAYAL, EDITOR, ASIAHEDGE

     Contents
INTRODUCTION: Modest rise in global assets belies the struggle for performance
US/AMERICAS: Never confuse motion with action
EUROPE: Managers remain on trial in pivotal time for the industry
ASIA: Multi-strategy funds retain and strengthen their position
GLOBAL ASSETS: Hedge fund assets edge up again despite weak returns
GLOBAL BILLION DOLLAR CLUB: Trend toward consolidation continues
PRIME BROKER SURVEY: Goldman still tops in a fast-changing hedge fund world post-2008
NEW FUNDS: Assets slide in first half
INDUSTRY OUTLOOK SURVEY: Leading specialists assess key developments