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London Roundtable delegate reports on capital opportunities coming from China

Friday, July 27, 2012

Laurie Pinto
By Beverly Chandler, Opalesque London:

Speaking at the Opalesque London Roundtable, sponsored by Eurex, Bingham and Taussig Capital, Laurie Pinto, CEO, North Square Blue Oak spoke of the dramatic change in climate in hedge funds since 2008.

"It was quite obvious for anyone watching after 2008 that the existing model, the old structure of the markets, is in a serious challenge. I am not sure if anybody in 2008 would have predicted the issues would carry on that long and that painful for many. One clear outcome from the crisis is that a situation has been established where the world is falling into a divide between the haves and have-nots. There are countries that have got cash and have got a banking system and there are areas that have not" he said.

Pinto’s firm is based between London and Beijing, and he has seen a continuing trend of money coming out of Asia and China that, he believes, potentially could have massive implications for the way money is run in the West, and is the premise on which his firm is based. "Obviously, the Chinese domestic market is the second biggest on earth. They are just about to start having foreign hedge funds in China and it is an area where we are involved" he said.

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