Steady gains for ex-TPG Axon man Hasebe’s Taizen Japan fund

Assets in the Taizen Offshore Fund have now scaled to $57 million

Asian hedge funds rally in H1, outlook stays positive for H2

Industry sees a strong recovery in performance across a range of sectors and strategies

New fund Neo Risk rides Asia rally for solid first-half gain

Neo Risk uses advances in quantitative finance to improve risk management and investment returns

Strong month pulls Black Crane figures back into the black

Black Crane Asia Opportunities gained 6.6% in June

China leads in June as Asia-focused strategies make gains

AsiaHedge Composite Index posted a modest gain of 0.75% in June

WIM Global bucks slowdown, profits on longs and shorts

Returns came mainly from consumer discretionary and information technology

Commodities-focused Ascent scores 17% first-half return

Bulk of the 2017 gain came from a 9.13% return in May

Habrok India advances again in June for an impressive H1

The fund’s key focus is on the Indian consumer sector

Apollo Asia shows steady growth, predicts softer outlook

Apollo is setting itself up for softer growth expectations for Asian economies over the long-term

IvyRock China scores good gains from longs, pair trading

Recent months have been marked by strong profits in the long and pairs portfolios

Foundation China climbs on telecoms and autos positions

Strong first-half as the fund registered a hefty 24% for the period

Vietnam funds on a roll, driven by rising market optimism

PXP Vietnam Emerging Equity fund was a top performer in June

Levinson’s Graticule scales AUM to $5bn, up 4% in first half

Graticule’s performance continues to attract considerable interest from allocators

Noah’s Gopher China FoHF delivers strong first-half returns

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

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 remain cautious on shorting India stocks

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

Asia managers return 0.74% for May in strong equity markets

Asia-focused long/short equity managers recorded a median gain of 0.74% in May for a 4.06% performance so far this year,

Asian relative value firm Red Cliff expands AUM to $1.4bn

William Lee Red Cliff Asset Management, the Hong Kong-based hedge fund founded by former JP Morgan executives that pursues an