OCP Asia team targets $500m+ for third private lending fund

The group is poised to launch a new loan fund, the third in its series

Sydney-based GTS shuts down macro strategy after 2017 losses

The fund was shut down at the end of October after racking up an 11.74% loss in the first 10 months of the year

Singapore-based global macro fund PruLev flies in October

The fund’s Class B shares delivered a 16.7% return in October

Value Partners, Invesco, Neuberger Berman win China private fund licences

The licences allow foreign managers to develop and market onshore investments products in China

Casey Quirk sees strong growth in China asset management industry

Retail and high-net-worth investors will power the growth of the industry

BNY Mellon hires ex-SSGA, Bosera executives for China growth

Lydia Wu joins from State Street Global Advisors and Gigi Wang from Bosera

Australian equity-focused Paragon gains 14% in October

Paragon Australian Long/Short Fund had another spectacular month in October

CME expands base metal offerings with new copper contract

A new Copper Premium Grade A CIF Shanghai futures contract will begin trading on 20 November

Two-factor authentication regime for HK internet trading transactions

The measure is due to take effect on 27 April 2018

UG, Value Partners, Graticule, Anatole lead AsiaHedge Awards 2017 winners

The AsiaHedge Awards 2017 celebrated excellence in risk-adjusted performance among Asia-Pacific hedge funds

Top allocators and managers headline AsiaHedge Forum 2017

The Forum will take place at the Island Shangri-La in Hong Kong on Thursday 26 October

Chen lines up Ovata global equity fund launch for November

Joining Chen at Ovata as COO is Nicholas Bloom

BFAM hires SG Asia vol trader, Macquarie quant researcher

The firm now has at least 20 SFC licensed employees compared with only eight at the end of 2012

AllianzGI hires Tso as APAC head for institutional solutions

Tso is responsible for guiding AllianzGI’s regional strategy

Folger Hill builds up Hong Kong base with significant hires

Recent additions to the firm’s Asian team include Benjamin Chao, a former top trader at Janchor Partners

India and China funds lead strong Asian YTD performance

Indian equity-focused managers were up a median 26.60% to the end of September

Ex-Harvard PM starts Bletchley Park crypto-currency fund

The Cayman-registered fund actively invests in crypto-currencies such as bitcoin, ethereum and other initial currency offerings

Vantage Point lines up Asian-focused global macro launch

Former Eastspring portfolio manager Nick Ferres is at the helm