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Pinpoint mulls move into UCITS

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Greater China specialist Pinpoint Asset Management is understood to be considering the UCITS III platform for a possible future product launch, as a growing number of Asian managers look at ways to meet rising demand for the highly-regulated standard.

The firm manages about $500 million through its long/short China equities Pinpoint China Fund and the Pinpoint Opportunities Fund, the China-focused global commodity strategy Rising China Fund, and the multi-strat Pinpoint Asia Strategies Fund.

A number of Asia-focused UCITS III strategies have been launched, or are slated for release, this year. They include Matrix Group’s long/short equity Asia UCITS Fund, Galaxy