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Jasper Capital International joins Hedge Fund Standards Board

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia:

Diversified and systematic investment firm Jasper Capital International has become the second China-based signatory to the Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB), an organization that brings hedge fund managers and investors together to set standards for the hedge fund industry.

Jasper Capital is formerly known as Jasper Asset Management, a hedge fund headquartered in New Jersey. Jasper currently manages $1.5bn across four strategies: long-only bias, long/short equity, market neutral and seasoned equity offerings. Each seeks to maximize risk-adjusted excess returns by applying a rigorous, scientific methodology to strategy identification and research, back-testing and implementation.

The company commented after joining HFSB, "As prudent stewards of client capital and as part of a commitment to adhering to the highest international standards, Jasper welcomes the HFSB's effort to enhance global industry standards and facilitate investors due diligence."

Being a signatory of HFSB is Jasper as it is consistent with its investment approach that aims to capture opportunities in the Chinese equity markets. Jasper has extensive local and global investment and risk management experience, and offers investors multiple strategies designed to capitalize on China's domestic market inefficiencies and future Chinese growth.

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HFSB is a standard-setting body for the alternative investment industry and custodian of the ......................

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