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SALT Conference kicks off in Singapore to fire up Asian hedge funds

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

From Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia – The latest round of the SkyBridge Alternatives Conference (Salt) kicks off in Singapore on Wednesday with the aim of reviving Asian hedge funds, various media reported.

The three-day event will be held at the Marina Bay Sands and is expected to be attended by major Asian hedge fund managers, including Dymon’s Danny Yong and Joe Zhou of Ortus as well as Australian superannuation funds and sovereign wealth funds from China, Korea and Singapore, reported AsianInvestor.net.

Former U.S. vice president Al Gore and former British prime minister Tony Blair have also confirmed their attendance at the event. The inaugural Salt Singapore conference was based on the successful Salt Las Vegas event held in May this year that was attended by an estimated 2,000 people from the financial world.

Speakers at the Las Vegas event included President Bill Clinton, President George W. Bush, Governor Mitt Romney, General Colin Powell, the Honorable Gordon Brown, Niall Ferguson, Steven A. Cohen, Paul Singer, T. Boone Pickens and Daniel S. Loeb.

According to reports, the Singaporean government has thrown in full support for the conference as the city-sta......................

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