Stronger Value Partners Group sets stage for faster growth


The first half of the year proved to be a good period for large-sized firms in Asia’s alternative fund space. Net profit at Hong Kong-headquartered Value Partners Group, for instance, more than doubled to HK$197 million ($25.25 million) during the period from HK$91.6 million in the same period last year.

The 116.9% increase came from a surge in management and performance fees collected as the size of assets under management ballooned. During the six-month period, the size of the firm’s AUM surged to US$8.9 billion from $7.9 billion at the start of the year, enabling the team to