Industry Analysis

Where do the 2009 start-ups stand?


With many of last year's start-ups having had almost 12 months to prove their investment and operational mettle, AsiaHedge takes stock of their success quotient

Given the carnage in the financial markets the year before, 2009 did not start out as a promising year for start-ups, but by year-end, a whole slew of funds had been successfully launched. Several of these were of very high quality, being started by managers with significant experience and track record. With most of these start-ups now having a six to 12-month track record, it is an interesting time to study the landscape and see how they are faring.

Nick Taylor

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