Industry Analysis

Adapting businesses to the new environment

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How are Asian hedge funds modifying or rebuilding their business model?

Aradhna Dayal: How do you see Asian hedge funds modifying or rebuilding their business model to cope with the new world?

Ray Kwok
Ray Kwok: Investors are clearly looking to spread the counterparty risk, and what we’ve found in the last year is that we have opened a number of managed accounts – again very client-driven. The clients come to us and say, “We like what we see, but we’d like to add a little bit more to it,” and often they like to have a separate administrator, a separate custodian and commonly require two