Tuesday, 23 September 2014
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Nov 19 2010 | 8:00am ET
A global hedge fund association is reaching out to Chinese institutional investors by publishing its guide to hedge fund investment in Chinese.
The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) launched the Chinese version of its Roadmap to Hedge Funds in Shanghai this week. The original version was the work of Alexander Ineichen of Ineichen Research & Management and Kurt Silberstein of CalPERS
Christophe Lee, AIMA Hong Kong and China, said, “The Roadmap is a practical guide written in a simple style avoiding jargon and we are delighted that we can now offer it in Chinese.”
The Roadmap includes a definition of a hedge fund, information on historical growth and performance of hedge funds around the world, a breakdown of the various strategies used by managers and where the managers are located.
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Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
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