Hedge Funds

Gottex turns the spotlight on Asia


Max Gottschalk
Gottex Fund Management, a fund of funds manager with over $8 billion in assets under management, is looking to grow its Asia-Pacific fund to capture the rapid growth of the region.

Global institutional investors are still significantly under-allocated on Asia but the situation is steadily being addressed, according to Max Gottschalk, the firm’s Asia head, who relocated to Hong Kong earlier this year from Europe.

“Many global institutions investing in hedge funds are looking to increase their allocations to Asian hedge funds, and that is exactly what has been happening since the beginning