Industry Analysis

Indigenous seeding pools: the way forward

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Danny Yong
Aradhna Dayal: Do we need to have local seeding pools in Asia that will support the domestic hedge fund industry?

Danny Yong: The industry is definitely in need of a seeding pool or a hedge fund incubating platform. There should be some entity, government or not, that is willing to seed some of the talented traders we see here.

In particular in Singapore, because of the new regulatory regime, the barrier to entry will become higher and many of the talented traders may not be able to start their funds.

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