Thursday, 2 October 2014
Last updated 17 hours ago
Dec 16 2011 | 4:12am ET
Hedge fund Boyer Allan Investment Management will close two of its three funds amidst falling performance and assets.
The Hong Kong- and London-based firm will shut both its Pacific and Greater China funds, whose assets have dropped from $638 million to about $375 million this year, Reuters reports. The former is down 18.7% this year and the latter 7.8%.
Boyer Allan, which managed $1.8 billion prior to the financial crisis, will continue to manage its Pacific Opportunities Fund.
Boyer Allan is the latest firm to close hedge funds in Asia. More than 123 in the region have liquidated this year.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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