Launches & Closures

GLG-Man eyes dedicated Asia/emerging markets hedge fund strategy


 Pierre Lagrange
London-based hedge fund manager GLG Partners, which recently stepped into Asia via a Hong Kong presence, and its new parent entity Man Group, are considering carving out a dedicated Asia-focused/emerging markets strategy out of GLG’s global funds that would combine Man’s AHL managed futures technology with GLG’s investment expertise in the region.

The Man Group also intends to distribute GLG’s global funds through its strong network of institutional clients in Asia, given the rising appetite for strong international hedge fund managers amongst Asian investors.

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