Stock Connect delays should not alarm asset managers and investors

Delays to the much-awaited Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect scheme should not alarm asset managers and investors hoping to transact in mainland Chinese A-shares amid concerns the adjournment is attributable to regulators and market participants st

Posted on: 28 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Managers should still enter strategic partnerships in China despite mutual recognition scheme

Asset managers looking to take advantage of the mutual recognition scheme between China and Hong Kong should continue to enter strategic partnerships with mainland firms despite not being obligated to if they want to reap the distribution benefits

Posted on: 16 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Investors

GAIM: China soft-landing looking more likely

A Chinese hard landing is looking less likely following central government intervention in the economy.

Posted on: 17 Jun, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Mutual recognition scheme offers asset managers long-term opportunities in China

The mutual recognition scheme between mainland China and Hong Kong will provide traditional asset managers with long-term opportunities in terms of accessing Chinese capital although it is still unclear if the liberalising measures will be extende

Posted on: 03 Jun, 2014
Posted in: Launches

Barclays study highlights capital raising opportunities in APAC

There could be up to $70 billion in assets up for grabs for hedge funds marketing into Asia-Pacific (APAC), according to a study by Barclays Prime Services Capital Solutions.

Posted on: 28 May, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

ALFI: UCITS and AIFs could be marketed to China within five years

UCITS and AIFs could be marketed to Chinese investors within the next five years, according to the chairman of the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI).

Posted on: 19 Mar, 2014
Posted in: Investors

COOConnect Summary of 2013: Part 4

Here is the fourth and penultimate instalment of COOConnect’s five part series summarising the key events to impact the hedge fund industry in 2013.

FCA gets tough on fees

Posted on: 18 Dec, 2013
Posted in: Investors

First hedge fund movers in China must adopt long-termist approach

Hedge funds hoping to raise money in China through the Shanghai regulator’s Qualified Domestic Limited Partner (QDLP) programme will benefit from being the first movers into the space, but must accept they could incur losses for the first few year

Posted on: 19 Sep, 2013
Posted in: Launches

Chinese investment in hedge funds is a distant prospect

For the Chinese regulators, hedge funds remain a distasteful concept.

Posted on: 15 Jul, 2013
Posted in: Investors

China private funds initiative welcomed but issues remain, says HSBC

Provisions enabling the registration of China’s domestic private funds coupled with the Qualified Domestic Limited Partner Programme (QDLP) show considerable promise for the evolution of China’s hedge fund indus

Posted on: 18 Mar, 2013
Posted in: Regulation


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