Man-Nomura fund scales to $2 billion


Tim Wong
The Nomura Global Trend Fund, the onshore Japanese fund launched by Man Group’s AHL unit, has already grown to $2 billion in size, a jump of $500 million from where it was when launched in late April.

The fund’s success, according to AHL CEO Tim Wong, mirrors the rebounding appetite for alternative investments and especially managed futures across the region. AHL is a quantitative managed futures manager with at least $22.8 billion of assets under management.

What made the Nomura fund unique was that it was issued in various currency classes including Asian