Sun, Oct 26, 2014
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing

Hedge Fund Association opens local chapter in China

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

amb
Adam Steinberg
From Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia:

The Hedge Fund Association, an international organization that represents hedge funds, service providers and investors, announced on Tuesday the launch of its chapter in Shanghai, the largest city by population and an important commercial and financial hub in China.

Adam Steinberg, the director of the HFAs China Chapter, said that the local chapter would be headed by Yiming Di, principal at China-focused consulting firm Schmittzehe and Partner. The Shanghai Chapter was formed to work with the citys alternative investments firms in support of the HFA China Chapters goals of advocating for and educating the public about the Chinese hedge fund industry.

Steinberg commented during the launch, "Chinas hedge fund industry is developing quickly and the HFA is honored to be a bridge between China and the US hedge fund community. The HFAs objective is to encourage education about hedge funds and to contribute to the conversation and development of the hedge fund industry in China.

"As the Chinese financial markets continue to grow in depth and sophistication, hedge funds and other alternatives will become ever more important," said Yiming Di, the Shanghai Chapter director. "Thats why Im so pleased to work with the HFA in Shanghai at this important time in the industrys evolution to help advance transparency and trust in Chinese alternative......................

To view our full article Click here

Banner

Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing


  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Commodities - Oil wreaking havoc on small-cap energy stocks sliding 36%[more]

    From Bloomberg.com: Owning almost anything in the U.S. stock market has been a losing proposition since September. Owning smaller energy companies has been a catastrophe. Hercules Offshore Inc. and Resolute Energy Corp. are among 19 oil-and-gas equities in the Russell 2000 Index that lost more than

  2. Investing - Hedge funds favor equity long/short, Strategic bond managers hedge against further high yield sell-off[more]

    Hedge funds favor equity long/short From Securitieslendingtimes.com: Equity long/short strategies will generate good returns for hedge funds in the future, according to a panel at this year’s Risk Management Association Conference on Securities Lending in Naples, Florida. Panellists Sand

  3. Legal - Ex-hedge fund analyst weeps as judge hands down 5 year sentence, Former Columbus investment manager Steven P. Moore indicted on theft charges, SEBI confirms ban for Hong Kong hedge fund, SEC announces enforcement action against compliance officer[more]

    Ex-hedge fund analyst weeps as judge hands down 5 year sentence From Hereisthecity.com: An ex-hedge fund analyst was sentenced to 5 years in prison for his role in insider-trading scheme. The New York Post reports that former hedge fund analyst Matthew Teeple was sentenced Thursday to fiv

  4. Goldman in talks to acquire IndexIQ[more]

    From Bloomberg.com: Can Goldman Sachs put ETF investors on a liquid diet? Goldman is in talks to acquire IndexIQ, Reuters has reported. Index IQ is a small exchange-traded-fund firm known mostly for products that replicate hedge fund strategies, called "liquid alternative" ETFs. While IndexIQ has 11

  5. Other Voices: CALPERS dilemma should be a warning to hedge funds wanting institutional investors[more]

    From Ian Hamilton, founder of IDS Group. A quick comment on the CALPERS’ disinvestment from the hedge fund market and the jitters it is causing. Pension Funds should not be sheep and follow CALPERS’ decision as the issues that CALPERS has with hedge fund investments are in many ways unique t