Wednesday, 23 July 2014
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Feb 12 2009 | 2:04am ET
The bad news for Asia’s hedge funds continues to roll in. Although not much of a surprise, given their dismal performance last year, the overwhelming majority of them won’t be collection performance fees.
More than 80% of Asian hedge funds finished below their peak net asset values last year, according to Eurekahedge. Just about one-third of the funds enjoyed a positive return, while the average fund focused on the region lost about 21%.
Some 153 Asian hedge funds didn’t survive last year’s bloodbath at all, according to Eureka, a 63% increase in fund closures from 2007. Moreover, hedge fund launches in the region fell by half in 2008, to just 79.
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The surge in derivatives regulation is among the most complex challenges facing the financial services industry today. Northern Trust’s Joshua Satten recently spoke with FINalternatives to share insights into the challenges presented by new regulation and explore how the industry is responding. Read more…