SAIL returns external money to focus solely on Miller family office

Sharp rise in operating costs triggers SAIL’s decision to stop managing external money

Levinson’s Graticule scales assets to $5bn, gains 4% in first half

Graticule’s performance continues to attract considerable interest from allocators

Ex-Graticule analyst Strover joins Vantage Point macro start-up

Strover will join as portfolio manager and head of trading

Northern Trust hires Har in Hong Kong for institutional sales role

Offers expert solutions to asset owners and managers covering China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and South Korea

UBS wins WFOE licence to launch investment products in China

Upsurge in applications by foreign-owned institutions for registration as private securities investment fund managers

Noah’s Gopher China fund of funds delivers robust returns in H1

Gopher China Equity Selection Offshore Master Fund delivered a robust 17.10% return in the first six months of the year

MegaTrust boutique rolls out first offshore China-focused fund

Cayman-registered fund is specifically created for global institutional investors wanting to invest in China A-shares

China remains a key source of risk, PIMCO EM managers warn

Emerging market experts at PIMCO have again warned that China remains a key source of risk. Isaac Meng, emerging market

Griffin managers still cautious on shorting Indian stocks

Griffin India Equity Fund has tracked an 11% return so far this year since its launch in late January

APS and Rothschild enter into strategic Asia/US alliance

Rothschild will extend support to APS in the US, while APS will extend a similar effort for Rothschild in Asia

Ex-Two Sigma PM seeks seeders for Deep Data quant launch

Former Two Sigma in New York analyst, Jack Zhu, is seeking seeders in the Asia region for a quant fund

Fast-growing Antipodes starts UCITS version of global equity fund

Sydney-based hedge fund manager Antipodes Partners, which has grown to run almost $3 billion in assets, has added to its

Ex-Goldman Sachs Investment Partners Asia COO joins Auroville

Mariko Tsuchida, the former COO of Goldman Sachs Investment Partners Asia-Pacific, has joined Auroville Investment Management in Hong Kong as

Experienced Myriad portfolio manager Yau joins Cohen’s Point72

Yau is the latest in a series of managers from Hong Kong to have joined the multi-billion family office

Elliott macro trader Ball joins high-calibre GF team in Hong Kong

Former macro trader at Elliott Management in Hong Kong, Timothy Ball, has moved to GF Asset Management

Sydney-based Clearwater Capital launches global equity strategy

Strategy focuses on fast-growing companies and has attracted backing from 10 high-net-worth individuals

GIC commits $100m to former GLG Asia head Mercurio’s Lauro

Singapore’s sovereign wealth manager commits to long/short equity hedge fund run by David Mercurio

CFA launches new Asian research hub to increase industry insight

The Asia-Pacific Research Exchange (ARX) is a new open-access research hub and community for finance professionals