Sat, Aug 30, 2014
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing

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......................

To view our full article Click here

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. Study shows what resonates with investors: 'Unwavering', 'passionate' beats 'committed', 'dedicated' and more surprises[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: A new study by Pershing Square, a unit of BNY Mellon company, showed that an effective value proposition strengthens audience connections and fosters growth, yet many advisors have had little objective guidance in formulating such statements until now. In the

  2. Comment – Why you should avoid the hottest hedge fund hands, Swedroe attacks Hussman over risk management, relative value strategy[more]

    Why you should avoid the hottest hedge fund hands FromCNBC/Yahoo.com: Investors who don't have money with Pershing Square Capital Management are likely salivating at the hedge fund's industry-leading 26 percent return from January through July. But investing with Bill Ackman and other to

  3. Hedge fund assets decline in July - eVestment[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Total assets in hedge funds declined in July and dropped 0.49%, marking the industry's second monthly asset decline in 2014, according to the latest asset flows data from eVestment. Despite the asset decline, total industry AUM remained above the $3 trillion

  4. AIMA makes 'the case for hedge funds'[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund industry body,

  5. Managed futures' global diversification is important in next phase of economic recovery[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: The global diversification provided by managed futures may prove to be extremely valuable as the markets enter the next phase of the economic recovery, said Campbell & Company, a pioneer in absolute return invest