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New Managers February 2012

Editorial
NewManagers February 2012 - Opalesque's Emerging Managers Monito

Benedicte Gravrand

In this issue of New Managers, Opalesque's monthly monitor of emerging managers, we see how Opalesque's very own Emanagers Total Index gained 2.72% in January 2012.

Our in-house number cruncher Peter Urbani then explains how emerging managers have outperformed since 2007, have kept pace with equities since 2008, and how their universe contains significant non-beta related sources of return.

In " Focus", we look at the state of the hedge fund industry in Asia with data from well-known providers, and the trends among emerging managers and among investors who invest in them. Asia is quite a challenging environment, just like everywhere else. Eliza Lau of Synergy Fund Management, Jeroen Tielman of IMQubator, and Richard Harris of Port Shelter give their perspectives.

This is followed by a "Q&A", in which Bryan K. Johnson, an experienced alternative investments marketer, exposes the (many) demands of marketing and asset raising.

"Launches" recapitulates the recent maiden launches from ex-hedge fund managers, from ex-bankers, as well as the launches of platforms and seeding ventures. We also list all new entrants in Opalesque's Emerging Managers database.

"Perspectives" recounts recent analysts' findings related to emerging managers; did you know that emerging funds have a good chance of raising assets from the $1 Billion Club?

And in "Profiles", three emerging hedge fund managers talk to Opalesque about their funds: Craig James talks about volatility in Asia and his forthcoming launch; Sarah Bernett about her $1,000 hedge fund' which started the year wit......................

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