Wed, Dec 13, 2017
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing

Asian hedge funds receive fresh funds from Chinese investors

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia:

Asian hedge fund managers received a much needed shot in the arm after Chinese investors poured large sums of money into them, breaking a long tradition of dependence from U.S. and European investors.

According to a Reuters report, the new trend could change the landscape of the Asian hedge funds industry and also mark a significant shift in Chinese investors attitude towards offshore investments.

Industry sources told Reuters that they are seeing a significant shift of China’s money flow. This year alone, at least half a dozen Hong Kong-based hedge funds, most of which invest in Greater China, received an estimated $500m from Chinese investors from the mainland.

The report cited Zhang Lei, founder of Asia's biggest hedge fund Hillhouse Capital, as one of the investors, as well as members of China's wealthy elite, Chinese private equity firms and gold producer Zijin Mining Group.

An earlier report by The Journal said that several large overseas investors are bullish towards Asian hedge funds. The report said that deep-pocketed pension and endowment funds—many from the U.S.—are coming to Asia in droves, ready to put cash in the region's hedge funds as the industry rounds out what is shaping ......................

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. Mediobanca acquires majority stakes in Swiss hedge fund[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Listed diversified banking group Mediobanca SpA said it has acquired a majority stake in Geneva-based hedge fund firm RAM Active Investments SA (RAM AI), an active and alternative asset manager offering a range of act

  2. Launches - Ex-BlueCrest team to open over $200m hedge fund, Greg Coffey, a hedge fund star who retired at 41, is eyeing a comeback, Brevan Howard plans Greek funds as bond rally signals revival[more]

    Ex-BlueCrest team to open over $200m hedge fund From Bloomberg.com: A team of traders who left BlueCrest Capital Management earlier this year raised more than $200 million for their own hedge fund focused on Asian stocks, according to a person familiar with the matter. Ovata Capital Manag

  3. North America - Miami could attract hedge funds if SALT deductions axed[more]

    From Law360.com: For years, inertia has been Nitin Motwani's greatest foe in his attempts to lure hedge fund owners in the northeast to Miami, which he has pitched as a tropical low-tax paradise. But with the Republican tax bill proposing to eliminate deductions for state and local taxes, he's sensi

  4. Northleaf Capital Partners closes debut private credit fund on $670M[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Northleaf Capital Partners has closed its debut private credit fund - Northleaf Private Credit I - on $670 million. The vehicle will invest in private credit transactions in Europe and North America, with a primary focus on lending to private equity-backed compa

  5. Opalesque Exclusive: Credit Suisse Asset Management's NEXT Investors leads $6M Series A round for LUX Technology and Services[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Credit Suisse Asset Management's NEXT Investors has led a $6 million Series A funding round for LUX Technology and Services, a business and technology solutions provider for the alternative assets industry. The investment will be used to fuel growth of Trans