Wednesday, 1 October 2014
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Jan 16 2008 | 11:19am ET
Hong Kong-based Adept Capital Partners has launched an early-stage Asia fund of hedge funds with a target of US$150 million.
The Early Stage Asia Fund is targeting an annualized, risk-adjusted return of between 15% and 20%, and will invest in up to 20 Asia-focused hedge funds, which have been operating for three years or less with assets under management of no more than US$250 million. It will be managed by Tony Smith, the firm’s chief investment officer, who was previously responsible for managing an early stage fund of hedge funds at KE Absolute.
"Asian markets are increasingly attractive for investors seeking absolute returns, with growing liquidity and sophistication. Yet they are still relatively immature and present good opportunities for absolute investment strategies,” said CEO Eleni Istavridis. “Our fund offers the best of both worlds—access to dynamic young managers and to Asia, the world's most compelling growth story."
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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