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Opalesque Roundup: Significant upside opportunities for hedge funds in Asia: hedge fund news, week 01

Monday, January 07, 2019

In the week ending January 04th 2019 Don Steinbrugge, CEO of Agecroft Partners, posted a list of industry trends highlighting, among other developments, the fact that many Asian markets are dominated by retail investors, creating pricing inefficiencies that are ripe for capture by hedge fund managers. He said that for many U.S. based hedge fund managers, their global marketing strategy has been primarily focused on Canada, Switzerland and the UK. Over the next decade this will expand drastically to include Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, Australia, and Korea among other countries.

In new launches, new European hedge funds raised a record $37.7 billion (£19.5 billion) in assets last year as heightened corporate activity encouraged investors to pour money into funds that take bets on mergers and acquisitions.

American Beacon Advisors has announced the launch of the American Beacon AHL TargetRisk Fund, a newly organized mutual fund based on the existing Man AHL TargetRisk multi-asset program and New York-based Vine Alternative Investments Group, which invests in the media and entertainment sector, has closed its four......................

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