Hedge Funds Asia

Hedge Funds Falter in Asia as Global Economy Continues to Struggle

June 5, 2012 Debbie Jacobs In the News

According to data from Reuters, Allan Bedwick is closing his $120 million hedge fund only two and a half years after its inception. The fund is based in Asia, where several other small firms are falling victim to the same fate as economic struggles discourage investor confidence and rattle the hedge fund industry across the […]

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JPMorgan Expands to Europe and Asia

June 23, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

JPMorgan has continued to expand its presence in the global prime brokerage business by initiating full prime services for hedge fund in Europe. Lou Lebedin, co-head of JPMorgan’s prime brokerage business, explained that the firm intends to bring in ten to fifteen new clients in 2011. “We are bringing clients on in a disciplined pace,” […]

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Hong Kong Approves PCA Investments

June 19, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

As the hedge fund industry increases its interest in Asia, dozens of firms have applied for licenses in Hong Kong. The city has recently granted PCA Investments with an asset management license. The hedge fund plans to raise more than $750 million. PCA, or Principia Capital Advisors, plans to begin with CTA (commodities trading advisors), […]

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Fortress Asia Reports Increase in March

April 10, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Daniel Mudd’s Fortress Investment Group LLC recently announced that its Asian macro hedge fund increased 3.5% in March despite the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, and the uprisings in the Middle East. The firm explained that it launched the Fortress Asia Macro Fund on March 1st; just at the start of the month that led […]

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