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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