Fund of Hedge Funds

Signet ramps up Asia presence with two key appointments

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Signet Capital Management, the UK and Switzerland-based fund of hedge funds group, is building out its Asia presence with two new hires.

The firm, which manages $1.7 billion and is known for its fixed-income products (comprising 80% of AUM), is seeing unprecedented investment opportunities in Asia as markets become deeper and the quality of managers coming out of Asia becomes world-class.

At a macro level, Signet feels that Asia's promise is substantial given the secular story, rapid recovery, potential interest rate rise, reflation of currencies and equity value creation currently in play.

Asian credit markets are also developing