Industry Analysis

All change as the balance of economic power heads East

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Paul Smith talks to AsiaHedge about the regional impact of the credit crunch on fees, the prospects for start-ups and more established names, and a rare opportunity in the making

Paul Smith is a co-founder of Triple A Partners, a Hong Kong based seeding platform. He is well known in the regional and global hedge fund industry as the former head of alternative fund services at HSBC and before that, of course, Bank of Bermuda, since 1996. It would be fair to say that he has played a leading role in the development of the global and regional hedge fund industry over this period.


Paul Smith


So is it really all change for hedge funds?
PS I believe that the expected changes to the industry will be