Hedge Funds

Man Group eyes strong Asian asset growth


Peter Clarke
Peter Clarke, the chief executive of Man Group, sees Asia contributing half of the assets that the global alternative investing firm projects it will be managing in five years’ time. The region currently accounts for only a third of the $69 billion funds the group manages globally.

Clarke admitted that it is an ‘ambitious’ target, but felt that it was justified given the region’s dynamic economies and the strength of regional markets. His vote of optimism came during a week plagued with heavy uncertainties as markets around the region turned jittery as a