Alternatives

Jun 05, 2013

Woman in bathtubNeither the much anticipated Qualified Domestic Limited Partner appears to be taking off, nor are foreign hedge fund managers allowed into the Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor scheme. Stefanie Eschenbacher finds out how hedge fund managers are finding at other ways to expand.

Jun 05, 2013

The share of long/short equity hedge funds in Asia has fallen as the market matures and investors increasingly seek strategies that are less correlated to underlying markets. Stefanie Eschenbacher looks at the numbers.

Jun 05, 2013

ChamelionIn uncertain markets, funds promising to deliver absolute returns continue to be popular with investors. But managers achieve this in a number of different ways. Muriel Oatham discusses the challenges within this sector.

Apr 12, 2013

King-AuKing Lun Au of BOCHK Asset Management, talks to Stefanie Eschenbacher about his new affiliations, product developments and why he would rather not promote his brand to a wide investor base through Ucits.

Apr 12, 2013

Theresa-CEOThe Philippines is preparing for the arrival of funds of funds, feeder funds and exchange-traded funds. Maria Theresa Marcial-Javier talks to Stefanie Eschenbacher about BPI Asset Management’s plans.

Apr 12, 2013

Theresa-CEOThe Philippines is preparing for the arrival of funds of funds, feeder funds and exchange-traded funds. Maria Theresa Marcial-Javier talks to Stefanie Eschenbacher about BPI Asset Management’s plans.

Sep 04, 2012

Shiny-shoesChina’s latest four-letter acronym – QDLP – may mean that the same service group needs to administer onshore and offshore funds. Stefanie Eschenbacher asks if asset servicing providers are prepared.

Apr 17, 2012

PassportAsia is made up of 48 different countries, many of which are keen to emulate the Ucits brand. Angelyn Lim and Kylee Zhu, of Dechert, discuss the feasibility.

Jan 10, 2012

Stormy-skyAsia’s hedge fund industry appears to be growing again, but the barriers to entry for newcomers are higher than ever. Nick Fitzpatrick reports.

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Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Operational challenges

Jun 09, 2018

Caroline Higgins of Northern Trust tells George Mitton about A-share inclusion, ETF Connect and why Cayman funds predominate in the region.

INTERVIEW: Making a name

Apr 18, 2018

Formed by a merger in 2012, Old Mutual Global Investors was little-known in Asia. Carol Wong, managing director for Asia-Pacific, is changing that. She talks to George Mitton.

Roundtables

HONG KONG ROUNDTABLE: a long-term project

Jun 09, 2018

Our panel discussed robo-advisers, ETF Connect, and why the mutual recognition of funds (MRF) scheme will take time to develop. Chaired by George Mitton in Hong Kong.

SINGAPORE ROUNDTABLE: Small nation, big ambitions

Apr 18, 2018

Our cross-industry panel discussed fund passporting, robo-advisers and the potential of a new investment structure, the S-Vacc. Chaired by George Mitton in Singapore.