Hedge Funds

Man Investments ready to raise its profile in Asia-Pacific region

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Man Investments is revving up its fund of funds, seeding and managed accounts initiative globally following a restructuring of its business in 2008, and sees an acceleration of the Asia-Pacific share within that pool.

The firm has about 5% of its $18.5 billion assets under management that it allocates externally with Asia-based managers. But it feels this share may grow given the growing importance of Asia within the global alternatives space as well as the high quality of managers being seen in the region. This is especially true following the flow of talent to the market following 2008's