News

EMECO results give Black Crane August returns a big boost

For the year to date the fund is now up 15.8%


Sydney-based Totus Alpha adds solid 4.4% in August

Top contributors during the month were long positions in Smartgroup, Vita Group and Adairs

Ex-Pictet banker Lam unveils macro fund on OPIM platform

The Cayman-domiciled LEAD Absolute Return Fund is a global balanced fund deploying a macro strategy focusing on developed markets



Platinum sets up first feeder fund structure under ASX Aqua

These are the first feeder fund structures to be listed under the ASX Aqua market


Sussex Partners whets appetite for hedge funds focused on Asia/Japan

Patrick Ghali is travelling to Asia to meet managers


Poincaré lines up Q4 Asia-centric global equity fund launch

The global equity strategy combines top-down idea generation, fundamental bottom-up analysis and quantitative portfolio construction


Navis Asia Navigator strategy lifted by solid earnings data

The fund focuses on small and mid-caps, in particular those that are less well-covered by analysts


Short positions come good for APS Asia-Pacific in August

The fund takes a bottom-up, stock-picking approach


Chinese holdings propel Platinum Asia to 20% YTD returns

Platinum’s managers expect a renewal of strength in residential investment in China


Progress India advances despite decline in the Nifty index

Although Indian equities stumbled in August Progress India Opportunities managed to post a 3.1% return


China equity funds lead the way in volatile August markets

Geopolitical events took centre stage as a result of the growing tension on the Korean peninsula


Ex-Goldman duo go live with Vanhau multi-asset Asia fund

The fund has anchor investment from a European institutional investor


Hillhouse hires senior banks analyst from Sanford Bernstein

Wei Hou joins the firm’s Hong Kong office



GH China Century rides strong H1 Chinese corporate gains

A 2.63% return in August brings the fund’s year-to-date gain to 23.07%


BlueSky to add Cayman version of Dynamic Macro strategy

The onshore fund and has delivered an annualised return of 9.28% since inception


T. Rowe Price appoints new Asia-Pacific multi-asset solutions head

Thomas Poullaouec is the latest senior hire of the firm’s multi-asset division


HFSB rebrands as SBAI for wider alternative investment remit

Standards board will now cover the full alternative investment spectrum


Man, Fullerton gain licences for onshore China investments

AMAC gives firms the green light to develop and sell onshore investment products for qualified investors in China