Hedge Funds - Asias Headlines

Mon, Dec 15 2014

Investors see better private equity returns, shun hedge funds

LONDON - Investors are optimistic about private equity, but reconsidering their allocations to hedge funds, a survey showed on Monday.

15 Dec 2014

Thu, Dec 11 2014

Number of hedge fund launches falls to 240 in Q3- HFR

LONDON - The number of hedge fund launches fell to 240 in the three months to the end of September, the lowest level since the third quarter of last year, industry tracker HFR said on Thursday.

11 Dec 2014

Wed, Nov 19 2014

Man Group's Ellis sees computers trumping humans again in 2015

LONDON - Computers stole a march on their human trading rivals this year and should continue to do so in 2015 as a much-heralded return to sustained volatility is unlikely to happen, an executive of Man Group, the world's biggest listed hedge fund, said.

19 Nov 2014

Mon, Oct 13 2014

Hedge fund divorce couple get personal over charity

LONDON - One of the most high profile divorces in British legal history took a fresh twist on Friday after top hedge fund boss Chris Hohn accused his wife of unspecified criminal and fiduciary wrongdoing in the handling of a charity they founded.

13 Oct 2014

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

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.