Institutional Investors

France’s New Alpha readies seeding initiative for Asia


Firm plans to invest between $50-80 million in Asian managers

 Antoine Rolland
New Alpha Asset Management, the alternative seeding business of Paris-based OFI Asset Management that runs $60 billion in assets, is training its eyes on Asia.

“Seeding is investing in innovative managers with a strong entrepreneurship mindset and participating in their growth,” said Antoine Rolland, the CEO and CIO of New Alpha.

“We provide our partners with a wide variety of support ranging from business and product development, communications, risk management and legal/compliance.”

New Alpha plans to invest between $50-80 million in Asian managers. It has also been studying the landscape for the