Institutional Investors

SYZ sees strong Asian opportunities amid market sell-offs


Swiss private bank Banque SYZ & CO, which already has $200 million invested in Asian hedge funds after launching a fund of hedge funds three years ago, is looking to capitalise on the growing opportunities in the region.

The group established an office in Hong Kong nearly five years ago, primarily as a way to identify Asian hedge fund managers as early as possible, and also as a base to promote its other services to Asian investors.

While the group’s activity in Asia is still in its early stages, it has grown substantially. Banque SYZ’s director for communications,