Hedge Funds

Asia becomes new asset-raising playground for hedge funds and private equity firms


Asia is emerging as a new fundraising region for US and European private equity firms, according to research by BNY Mellon and Private Equity International, and a similar trend by hedge funds is possible, as capital allocations are growing among investors in the region.

Andrew Gordon

A third of private equity firms or general partners surveyed for the white paper Private Equity Faces the Future: Candid Views from the Market said future fundraising efforts are likely to lead them to Asia-Pacific for the first time.

The study found that 85% of private equity investors in