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Asia Pacific Intelligence

Editorial

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

Welcome to the April issue of Asia Pacific Intelligence. This issue has a bit of a theme of blending European and Asian investment skills and opportunities. We open with a profile of a company that combines Europe and Hong Kong, with an interview with Max Gottschalk of Gottex Penjing Asset Management. Gottschalk believes there are unique investment opportunities in Asia. Another European and Asian mix is profiled with Michael Kretschmer's Japanese long/short hedge fund, the Pelargos Japan Alpha Fund, managed from the Netherlands, and invested in by Aegon. A travelling Finn based in Singapore, Seppo Leskinen, tells us about Karelia Asia, his financial advisory firm working for institutional investors offering advice on various Asian and African asset classes and offering, Leskinen says: "Nordic values."

Enjoy this issue and do send me your news for coverage in the future,

Beverly Chandler
Editor, Asia Pacific Intelligence
Chandler@opalesque.com

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Get involved!

Opalesque founder Matthias Knab will be hitting the road this month to kick off the Asian leg of the 2013 Opalesque Roundtable Series:

April 23 Opalesque 2013 Singapore Roundtable

April 24 Opalesque 2013 Japan Roundtable (in Tokyo)

April 29 Opalesque 2013 Hong Kong Roundtable

May 2nd Opalesque 2013 Australia Roundtable (in Sydney)

May 7th Opalesque 2013 West Coast Roundtable (at SALT conference in Vegas)

May 20th Opalesque 2013 Gulf Roundtable (in Abu Dhabi)

Please contact Matthias at knab@opalesque.com if you are interested in participating.

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Beverly Chandler

About the editor - Based in the UK, Beverly Chandler has been a specialist hedge fund journalist and editor for many years. She has written extensively for the national newspapers, including the Financial Times, trade papers and established a number of hedge fund magazines and newsletters. She has also written a series of books on the subject, including Managed Futures - An Investor's Guide for Wiley Financial, and Investing with the Hedge Fund Giants, from Pearson. Beverly was the European editor for MAR Hedge from 1996 to 2000, the years when a great number of the hedge fund manager star names of today were starting to build their businesses. She was awarded the Rose Baratz journalism award by AIMA in 1992.

Beverly has also worked extensively in the hedge fund conference industry, chairing and filming interviews at events for the GAIM conferences among others.

 
This article was published in Opalesque's Asia Pacific Intelligence our monthly research update on alternative investments in the Asia-Pacific region.
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