Thu, Mar 22, 2018
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Industry Updates

HFR finds Asian hedge fund assets up to $103.8bn

Thursday, October 31, 2013
Opalesque Industry Update - HFR reports that capital invested in Asian hedge funds surged to its highest level in five years and passed an important growth milestone in the third quarter, according to their latest HFR Asian Hedge Fund Industry Report.

Total capital invested in the Asian hedge fund industry increased to $103.8 billion (¥ 10.14 trillion Japanese Yen, RMB 654 billion) surpassing the $100 billion milestone for the first time since 2Q08, prior to the global Financial Crisis. Performance gains were led by the HFRX Japan Index, which extended record performance gains in 3Q13, while hedge funds in Emerging Asia continued to outperform local equity markets. Global hedge fund capital increased by $94 billion to a record of $2.51 trillion (¥ 244 trillion Japanese Yen; RMB 15.7 trillion) in 3Q13.

Press release


What do you think?

   Use "anonymous" as my name    |   Alert me via email on new comments   |   
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. John Paulson, once the industry's largest hedge fund, to return some investors' money[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: John Paulson is reported to be retuning some of his investors' money as a number of his hedge funds continue to suffer setbacks, reports

  2. SEC charges Theranos CEO Holmes with fraud[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: The SEC has charged Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of Theranos and its former President Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani with raising more than $700 million from investors through an elaborate, years-long fraud in which they exaggerated or made false statements about t

  3. Institutional Investors - Overdrawn pension fund scores gains[more]

    From Investments in big banks, pawn shops and rolling papers helped boost public safety workers' underfunded pensions this past calendar years, according to newly released figures. After recording middling returns in recent years, the Police & Fire Pension Fund (P&F) notched

  4. Hot hedge fund loses 21% after bet on volatility goes wrong[more]

    From In December, Shahraab Ahmad shared with his hedge fund clients the principle that helped him trounce peers for two turbulent decades: steer clear of the crowd. He'd turned $50 million into an operation with more than $700 million over three years and delivered market-beating retu

  5. Opalesque Exclusive: Northern Trust builds on blockchain-backed private equity solution[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Private equity clients at Northern Trust can now carry out audits of private equity lifecycle events directly from the blockchain. Northern Trust, working with PwC and other audit firms in Guernsey, has added this feature to its existing solution set for private