Senrigan Capital becomes first post-crisis Asia fund to hit $1bn


Nick Taylor
Asia has seen its first post-crisis home-grown fund join the Billion Dollar Club. Assets under management at Hong Kong-based Senrigan Capital passed the $1 billion mark on 1 April, following additional inflows from existing investors.

The fund, an event-driven strategy, reached the landmark 17 months into its existence, having launched in November 2009. By March 2011 it had gathered $950 million.

The firm closed its doors to new investors last November but continues to accept new capital from existing investors including some of the biggest pension funds from the region, as well as