Mergers & Acquisitions / Joint Ventures

CIGMA's managed account gives access to best of breed onshore China managers

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Barry Lau in Hong Kong has rolled out CIGMA, a segregated managed account platform that for the first time provides overseas investors with a vehicle to access China's best of the breed onshore hedge fund/private fund managers.

CIGMA has screened 307 managers in China over the past 18 months (running 839 funds) and created an investible universe of 60 managers, out of which it will invest in 10-20, within an actively managed multi-manager fund. Investors can also choose to invest in single underlying segregated managed accounts.

While it is well recognised that the best access to China's A