Industry Analysis

Local capital pools: what part can they play?

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If anyone had come to Singapore with the thought that it might help them to raise money from the Singapore institutions, they would have been bitterly disappointed Steve Diggle
Aradhna Dayal: There seems to be wide avail¬ability of domestic pools of capital for hedge funds in Singapore, including the GIC, Temasek and the local universities. Is that a criterion when setting up in Singapore?

Danny Yong: The pool of available capital is actually more attractive in Hong Kong because, other than, say, PAAMCO, the bulk of funds of funds and institutional investors are over there.