Monday, 20 October 2014
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Sep 19 2008 | 10:48am ET
London and Singapore-based Chirin Capital this month is launching the Chirin Asia Absolute Alpha Fund, a Dublin-domiciled Ucits III offering that will invest in Asian markets excluding Japan.
The fund is benchmarked against the MSCI AC Asia Pacific ex-Japan Index and employs futures, options and tactical cash weightings. It will combine strategic top-down global overview with bottom-up stock picking.
The investment team is based in both London and Singapore and is headed by chief investment officer and lead manager Martin Shenfield, who previously managed funds for Fidelity International and TT International.
“Despite the current extraordinary challenges to global capital markets, the long-term strategic case for investment in Asia remains undiminished,” said Shenfield. “However the severe market turbulence experienced so far this year re-emphasizes that investing in Asian markets is as much about risk management as traditional stock-picking.”
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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