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OPIM launches Heqi Global Absolute Return Fund

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia:

Asian hedge fund platform OP Investment Management (OPIM) announced that it is partnering with Qijian Global Investment Management to launch Heqi Global Absolute Return Fund SP.

The fund is Cayman-domiciled and for professional investors only.

Managed by Tianyang Li, the fund focuses on the China A-Shares market, harnessing fundamental and market data to apply statistical arbitrage models for medium to high frequency long positions.

Meanwhile, it seeks to minimize systematic risks by hedging swaps and index futures. Industry unrestricted, the strategy's holding period for equities and futures can range from a few seconds to as long as a few weeks.

"China's arbitrage opportunities are relatively untapped compared to more efficient global markets. Moving forward the options market is expanding, providing for a catalyst for even more opportunities," Li said.

"Our strategy seeks to minimize market risk due to our shorter holding periods and proprietary risk overlay, including factor controls to protect gains, even in most volatile periods," he added.

"China's ongoing liberalization of its capital markets presents one of the most exciting opportunity sets in recent history," Alvin Fan, Chief Executive Officer of OP Investment Management emphasized.

"Qijian's team is a proxy for offshore institutional investors looking to capture this growing space. We're thrilled to be launching Tianyang's......................

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