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Pinpoint Funds Beat Peers With China Stocks, Convertible Bonds

Bloomberg – Pinpoint Investment Advisor Ltd., a hedge fund manager of $560 million, returned as much as four times its Asian peers this year through July with profits from a rebound in Chinese stocks and debt securities. The $70 million […]

Pinpoint Funds Beat Peers With China Stocks, Bonds

Bloomberg – Pinpoint Investment Advisor Ltd., a hedge fund manager of $560 million, returned as much as four times its Asian peers this year through July with profits from a rebound in Chinese stocks and debt securities. The $70 million […]

Abax to Follow Blackstone, CLSA With China Private Equity Fund

Bloomberg – Abax Global Capital Ltd., a Hong Kong-based hedge fund manager backed by Morgan Stanley, plans to start a private equity fund in China that invests in companies making environmentally friendly products such as clean energy. The yuan-denominated fund […]

UBS names Sclater to head Singapore prime broking

Reuters – UBS has named Alastair Sclater to the new post of head of its Singapore prime brokerage, as the Swiss bank aims to build that business in Asia’s second-biggest centre for hedge funds. Singapore, which competes with rival Asian […]

Tribridge To Launch New Hedge Fund, Hires Former BofA Executive

NASDAQ – Tribridge Investment Partners Ltd., a Hong Kong-based hedge fund manager, said Monday it will launch a new fund in August and hired John Liptak, former head of Bank of America Corp.’s Asia special situations group, to run it. […]

Winton to Start Japan Fund, Hire H.K. Staff in Asian Expansion

Winton Capital Management Ltd., the U.K. hedge fund with $12 billion in assets, will start a new fund in Japan and hire staff in Hong Kong as it expands when rivals such as Citadel Investment Group LLC retreat from Asia. […]

Credit Suisse Asia grabs UBS prime brokerage head

Reuters Hong Kong – Credit Suisse on Wednesday said a top UBS AG prime brokerage banker will join the bank as head of prime services for Asia-Pacific, based in Hong Kong. Since 2007, Matt Pecot was the Americas head of […]

Abax to Open Tudor-Backed Macro Hedge Fund to Outside Investors

Bloomberg – Abax Global Capital Ltd., a Hong Kong-based asset manager part-owned by Morgan Stanley, plans to open a hedge fund backed by Tudor Investment Corp. to outside investors for the first time. The Abax Dymon Asia Macro Fund, which […]

Switzerland Beats London as Home for Mobile Rich, Says Scorpio

Bloomberg – Switzerland is the world’s most attractive financial center for the “mobile wealthy,” beating London, Singapore and New York, according to a new survey by Scorpio Partnership. The Alpine nation ranks highest for economic and political stability, legal issues, […]

HK tops Asia hedge funds

Hong Kong Standard – Hong Kong remains the largest hedge fund center in Asia, with managers in the city overseeing US$22 billion (HK$171.6 billion) in assets as of December 2008, the Alternative Investment Management Association Hong Kong said. The city […]

Former JPMorgan execs to launch Greater China fund

Reuters – Three former executives at JPMorgan Asset Management plan to launch a Greater China hedge fund via a start-up in Hong Kong, tapping rising investor demand for Asian equities amid the global financial crisis. "Greater China may be the […]

Hong Kong regulator freezes hedge fund assets

Reuters – The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) said on Tuesday it had commenced proceedings against 11 defendants related to Descartes Athena Fund SPC, a hedge fund that the regulator is investigating for allegedly falsifying accounts after liquidating […]

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