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Think Alternative gives global investors access to Asia

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Think Alternative, a London-based investment research firm, has launched a platform aimed at helping first-time investors into Asian hedge funds make better allocation decisions. The TA Research Platform draws upon the firm's online research infrastructure to provide investors with independent analytical data.

Think Alternative takes the view that Asia will drive global economic growth. Due to the cyclical and volatile nature of regional markets, Asia-focused hedge fund managers will be able to deliver more stable long-term returns than traditional asset classes, according to the firm. However, it cites distance, investor inexperience, lack of resources and lower transparency as