Institutional Investors

UK’s City Financial sets sights on Asia


Aoifinn Devitt
London-based City Financial, which runs the City Financial Asian Absolute Growth fund, an Asia-focused fund of funds, is looking to play the Asia growth story by investing in managers that produce alpha on both the long and short side.

“Asia is definitely a stronger growth story as compared to the rest of the world, however we realise that this growth isn’t just one way,” says Aoifinn Devitt, portfolio manager of the fund.

“There will be significant volatility on the way and we want managers that can contribute both on the upside and downside