Hedge Funds

How taking Elmwood's Alpha fund pan-Asia was a liberating decision

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The Alpha Pacific Qualified Partners fund was originally Japan-heavy, but clever stock-picking has allowed it to expand successfully across Asia

The Alpha Pacific Qualified Partners fund was originally Japan-heavy, but clever stock-picking has allowed it to expand successfully across Asia

There are few countries that have been more frustrating to a hedge fund manager than Japan. With that in mind, it is easy to understand the palpable sense of relief and excitement that comes across as Chris White describes the evolution of the Alpha Pacific Qualified Partners fund from a Japan-heavy fund to one which now invests across the whole of Asia.


Chris White

"It's been fantastic, remarkably liberating," he says. "It's a bit of a hackneyed