AsiaHedge New Funds Survey: A revitalised Asian new funds landscape sees $2.86bn raised by 24 funds in H1 2011


• 24 new funds raised $2.86 billion in H1 2011 in Asia

• Average launch size goes up in Asia due to higher barriers to entry

• Multi strategy funds emerge as the largest strategy in assets terms for the first time, garnering $1.9 billion in assets

Hong Kong, July 19, 2011 – The latest AsiaHedge New Funds Survey shows that new launches gathered as much as $2.86 billion in assets during the first half of 2011— breaking the dry spell of H2 2010 when only $1.09 billion was raised. The level of assets raised is also the highest yet since the pre-financial crisis