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The Hedge Fund Intelligence Asia Forum 2016

Venue: JW Marriott
Location: Hong Kong
Dates: Tuesday, 17 May 2016 - Tuesday, 17 May 2016

The Hedge Fund Intelligence Asia Forum 2016 attracts over 300 delegates. The event brings together the Asia-Pacific hedge fund industry elite, as well as leading fund managers and investors from around the globe.

Hedge Fund Intelligence Asia Forum 2016
to centre on alpha generation amidst the storm


Marc Desmidt, CEO for Asia-Pacific at SAC successor firm Point72 Asset Management and a 25-year veteran of the Asian markets, delivered the keynote address at the industry's big annual event in May

The HFI Asia Forum 2016 was held on Tuesday 17 May at the JW Marriott Hotel in Hong Kong – under the overall theme this year of 'generating alpha amidst a perfect storm'.

Desmidt has spent the past 25 years investing, managing and leading in Asia in two different markets, giving him a deep perspective on the region as well as long-term relationships. Most recently, he was the head of alpha strategies at BlackRock, managing more than 100 employees across multiple teams and countries – placing him in a unique position to talk about alpha generation across the Asian region.

His address focussed on building the right product and business strategies to deliver strong performance amidst challenging market conditions, but also to create a long-term profitable hedge fund business in Asia.

Other speakers included Jimmy Feng Hsiung of Acion Partners, Eugene Chung of Axial Capital Management, Han Ching Choong of Kriya Capital, Jeb J Altonaga of Pinyin Capital Management and Venkat Subramaniam of Infina Finance.

A full report covering the HFI Asia Forum will be released in due course.



To register for the event, please contact our events team

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Robert Ball

For speaking opportunities, please contact Aradhna Dayal


Testimonials from last year's event:

"The team at Euromoney consistently provide the best conferences in Asia, they are populated by all of the top talent and the speakers put on a real show."
Aaron Boesky, Chief Executive Officer, Marco Polo Pure Asset Management
"Interacting with some of my fellow panellists that have gone through the same decision processes that we are currently deciding was invaluable and just shows the high quality and caliber of the attendees."
John Foo, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer, Kingsmead Asset Management
"The Forum is an important event for the investment community in the region. It thoughtfully covers a variety of asset classes and investment styles, and is attended by sophisticated investors."
Joe Zhou, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer, Ortus Capital Management