Hedge Funds - Asias Headlines

Fri, Jun 20 2014

With markets at crossroads, investors eye 'special situation' funds

MONACO - Hedge fund managers who seek out quick returns from company turnarounds and short-term bets on specific assets are in fashion as investors ponder their next move after long rallies in stocks and bonds.

20 Jun 2014

Fri, May 16 2014

Hedge fund moguls put money on Asian Internet, low-volume stocks

LAS VEGAS - From Asian Internet stocks, which have boomed over the last year, to food and paper products companies, prominent hedge fund investors listed their favorite stocks on Thursday at an industry meeting dominated by talk of where markets will move.

16 May 2014

Thu, May 8 2014

City Financial launches new Asian macro hedge fund

LONDON - UK independent fund manager City Financial said on Thursday it had launched a new Asian hedge fund, the Counterpoint Asian Macro Fund, with more than $120 million in assets.

08 May 2014

Tue, Apr 30 2013

Hong Kong-based Richland to shut hedge funds in surprise move

HONG KONG - Hong Kong-based Richland Capital Management Ltd is shutting down its hedge fund operation, Chief Investment Officer Alex Au told Reuters on Tuesday, a major blow to an industry struggling to raise assets and turn a profit for investors in Asia.

30 Apr 2013

Fri, Nov 16 2012

Man Group sells Lehman exposure for $456 million

LONDON - Hedge fund manager Man Group has sold claims to the estate of defunct U.S. investment bank Lehman Brothers in a $456 million deal that will boost its cash position and see it book a tidy gain.

16 Nov 2012

Thu, Jan 19 2012

UK fund houses hit by client exits

LONDON - British asset managers suffered a wave of withdrawals in the final three months of last year, as clients fretting about a deepening euro zone crisis and choppy financial markets trimmed exposure to investment funds.

Hedge Funds, Euro Zone 19 Jan 2012

Fri, Jan 6 2012

Quantedge hedge fund surges 32 pct in 2011

HONG KONG - Singapore-based hedge fund Quantedge Capital aims to double assets to $400 million (258 million pounds) by end of 2012 after a 32 percent gain in its global macro fund last year, a top executive said on Friday.

06 Jan 2012

Mon, Nov 14 2011

Partner exits activist hedge fund firm TCI

LONDON - One of the partners at activist hedge fund firm TCI (The Children's Investment Fund) has quit, the latest in a string of departures from the high-profile firm since the credit crisis.

14 Nov 2011

Fri, Nov 11 2011

Partner exits activist hedge fund firm TCI

LONDON - One of the partners at activist hedge fund firm TCI (The Children's Investment Fund) has quit, the latest in a string of departures from the high-profile firm since the credit crisis.

11 Nov 2011

Mon, Sep 19 2011

Man Group's Lagrange takes on Asia chairman role

LONDON - Man Group has appointed star manager Pierre Lagrange to the newly created role of chairman of Man Asia, as the world's largest listed hedge fund manager seeks to boost its presence in the region.

19 Sep 2011
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Key retirements mean a changing of the guard next year in U.S. Congress

Regardless what voters decide in the November elections, there will be a major changing of the guard next year in the U.S. Congress as result of a number of key retirements.