Natixis: Investors split on impact of volatility

Two hundred professional fund buyers polled by the French banking group cannot agree on the impact the recent market volatility will have on their portfolio

Snow Lake to launch pan-Asia fund

The $1.5bn China specialist manager has hired ex-Dymon and Moore Capital PMs to help run the strategy

Hong Kong’s Manas Capital puts Vietnam on its radar

The hedge fund manager takes a closer look at opportunities in the Southeast Asian nation

Sydney’s LHC gains from March shorts

Shorts on Retail Food Group and Blue Sky Asset Management lift returns as Australian index drops

Rongtong hires CIO for CNY20bn portfolio

Ex-Harmony Advisors PM Eddie Lau (pic) will oversee the group’s equity, fixed income and multi-manager products

Value Partners’ So: Attractive deals in private debt

As part of an exclusive interview with AsiaHedge the co-CIO of the Hong Kong-listed asset management firm outlined key investment themes for 2018

Jeneration Capital gains HK asset management license

The move paves the way for the firm led by Asia alternatives veterans, Jimmy Chang, Jason Tan, and Tony Zhang, to expand its offerings in alternative assets

Platinum Asset Management shuffles leadership

Kerr Neilson has handed over the CEO role at the Australia-based investment manager to co-founder Andrew Clifford (pic) who will begin the role in July

Dymon Asia’s Yong: HFs need better alignment with investors

The CIO and founding partner of the Asia-focused alternative investment firm made the remark in an AIMA paper where senior industry figures put forward their vision of the future

Korea Post Insurance issues hedge fund RFP

Search follows similar effort in 2017 to fill out single-manager hedge fund pool

Silver Tree hires ex-Makto COO

Robin Duxfield has joined the Hong Kong-based firm

Point72 spin-out Blue Swell hires ex-Crescent COO

Colin Siew has joined the firm which is set to launch a Japan equity-focused strategy

Alphadyne co-founder spins out Singapore operation

Brad Broadman, who co-founded the New York-headquartered firm, has named the new operation Astignes

State Street Global Advisors hires Asia marketing head

The asset management arm of State Street Corporation has hired Standard Life’s Ellen Tsang

SystematicEdge launches multi-asset strategy in Hong Kong

The firm has opened its Global Market Income USD portfolio to external investors via the managed account platform of Privium Fund Management in Hong Kong

Elliott takes $1bn Hyundai stake and calls for change

The activist hedge fund said it is looking to ‘engage’ with management at the Korean conglomerate over changes to its corporate structure

Balyasny Apac trading head departs for Fidelity

Kelly Clark worked at Dmitry Balyasny’s firm for over six years

China’s Longrising opens to overseas investors

The Beijing-based investment firm has launched a fund on Hong Kong’s OPIM platform which will replicate its onshore long/short China-related equities strategy