Hedge Funds

BoAML’s hedge fund conference shows sharp interest in Asia


The ongoing recovery of Asia’s hedge fund industry was evident at Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s fifth annual Asian Hedge Fund Conference, the first major event of the new season, where $600 billion of capital was represented. More than 110 investors and over 20 managers were in attendance and BoAML said both figures were up from the previous year’s conference.

“The hedge fund industry in Asia has continued to mature,” said Dan McNicholas, director and head of Asia Pacific financing sales at BoAML. “The capital-raising environment remains challenging, but we are seeing greater focus on Asia by institutional