Exclusive networking events for hedge fund managers and investors in Asia since 2005
Singapore Hedge Funds Club Evening Reception
Thursday 23rd February | 6:30pm-9:00pm | The Tower Club | Republic Plaza | Raffles Place
Old-school networking: face-to-face, eye contact, smiles, handshakes, business cards. How real business is done. Come and join your fellow hedge fund managers and investors at an evening of business and pleasure. The evening’s sponsors include Ogier, S&P Global Market Intelligence and Noviscient. For more information and to register for your free place at this by invitation only evening reception, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
New book: Successfully Launching and Managing a Hedge Fund in Asia
HFC boss Stefan Nilsson is a contributing author to a new book by Henri Arslanian called “Entrepreneurship in Finance: Successfully Launching and Managing a Hedge Fund in Asia” (out now, published by Palgrave Macmillan). This is a perfect read for anyone starting out in the hedge fund industry. All author proceeds will be donated to the Help for Children charity. Available on Amazon: goo.gl/fL33gt
Tokyo Hedge Funds Club’s year-end reception shook Roppongi
Japan’s favourite bonenkai party once again lived up to its reputation with a splendid evening reception at Roppongi Hills Club on 1st December. A large crowd of local, regional and global hedge fund managers and investors came together over drinks to network and catch up. This evening of elegance was generously sponsored by Ogier, CIBC Fund Administration Services, Qilin World Capital, CME Group, Global Prime Partners and Osaka Exchange – JPX Group.
Hedge Funds Club rocked Hong Kong once again as markets danced
On Thursday 10th November, members of Asia’s favourite network of hedge funds and investors had plenty to talk about at the Hedge Funds Club event in Hong Kong as markets reacted to the US election result and the subsequent market movements. A packed Club Lusitano in Central included not only the usual suspects but also several new hedge fund launches and additional investors. This fabulous evening of business and pleasure was generously sponsored by our event partners at Ogier, MaplesFS, Osaka Exchange – JPX Group, OP Investment Management, Qilin World Capital, Privium RKR, Eze Castle Integration and EBS BrokerTec.
Ogier extends long-term partnership with the Hedge Funds Club for 2017
For nearly a decade, leading offshore law firm Ogier has been a loyal supporter of the Hedge Funds Club across every single event we have hosted in Asia. We are very pleased to announce that Ogier will remain the Hedge Funds Club’s headline sponsor in 2017. To Nicholas Plowman and his team: thank you for your continued support. www.ogier.com
Sold out: The Future of Investments panel with AP2 and Japan Post Bank
On Wednesday 14th September, a packed Swedish Embassy in Tokyo saw HFC boss Stefan Nilsson host a special SNS Tokyo knowledge and networking evening. The event featured a panel discussion with AP2 (the Second Swedish National Pension Fund) and Japan Post Bank. A great discussion on pension fund management, investments in a zero interest rate environment and the role of corporate governance was followed by a networking session.
Singapore’s hedgies and investors came out to play at the Hedge Funds Club evening reception
On Thursday 1st September, the great and the good from Singapore’s hedge fund industry came together to catch up with old and friends at the Singapore Hedge Funds Club evening reception at the Tower Club at Raffles Place. The Singapore evening reception was generously sponsored by Ogier, MaplesFS, Eurex, Saxo Markets, Osaka Exchange – JPX Group, Optimal Risk Sizing – Sherpa Funds Technology, SuMi Trust Global Asset Services and Qilin World Capital.
Global Commodities’ Gavin Bowden talks about his new risk premia long/short strategy
Australian fund manager Global Commodities Limited, headquartered in Adelaide, has a long history of managing commodities in its long-only flagship strategy. Now the firm has a long/short strategy as well. HFC’s Stefan Nilsson had a chat with portfolio manager Dr. Gavin Bowden about the new alpha strategy and why now is a great time to consider commodities exposure. Read the full interview here.
Clare Flynn Levy:
Making fund managers better with behavioural data analytics
London-based Clare Flynn Levy is a former fund manager and current financial software entrepreneur who uses behavioural data analytics to help fund managers do a better job of investing. HFC’s Stefan Nilsson decided to have a chat with Flynn Levy about who she is and what she’s up to. Read the full interview here.
Japan’s hedge fund community gathered at a special evening reception at the Swedish Embassy
On Thursday 16th June, HFC boss Stefan Nilsson and HFC board member HSH Prince Andreas von Liechtenstein hosted a large group of hedge funds and investors at a special Tokyo Hedge Funds Club summer reception at the Swedish Embassy in Tokyo. At a relaxed evening in the embassy garden, HFC’s distinguished guests enjoyed Swedish food and the best networking this side of Mt. Fuji. A big thank you to everyone who participated and to our sponsors Ogier, Eurex, Japan Exchange Group and CIBC Fund Administration Services. The Hedge Funds Club has now entered its 12th year of connecting the Asian hedge fund industry.
Misaki Capital’s Masaki Gotoh: Constructively adding value to corporate Japan
Misaki Capital is one of the bright new fund manager stars in Japan. HFC’s Stefan Nilsson decided to catch up with Masaki Gotoh, who is a partner and chief investment officer at Misaki Capital in Tokyo. Read the interview here.
OPIM’s Alvin Fan:
“Entrepreneurship is in our blood”
Interview: HFC’s Stefan Nilsson talks to OPIM CEO Alvin Fan about the Hong Kong fund house’s evolution and its current role in the hedge fund industry. Read the full story here.
Beyond Abenomics: a packed house in Tokyo debated the case for Japan
On Wednesday 23rd March, HFC boss Stefan Nilsson hosted a special SNS Tokyo knowledge and networking evening at the Swedish Embassy focused on Abenomics and where Japan is heading. Guest speakers Jesper Koll (WisdomTree) and Alicia Walker (Gavekal Research) shared there views on why there is a strong case for Japan and Japanese companies. They highlghted many areas where Japan is leading the way, including its massive private sector R&D spend over the years which is starting to pay off.
Interview: Linedata’s Sally Crane on why Asia is not for the faint-hearted
HFC’s Stefan Nilsson decided to have a chat with Linedata’s Asian Managing Director Sally Crane about her work in the complex and fast-changing financial markets and why Asia is not for the faint-hearted. Read the interview here.
Partner with the Hedge Funds Club if you want to do business in the Asian hedge fund industry
For each of our by invitation only events, we partner with a select group of event sponsors. Do you want to target the Asian hedge fund industry with your products or services? We’re open for business. Get in touch with us now by emailing email@example.com.
Disrupting the fund management industry
Disruptive technologies can be fun, especially when they shake up the investment management industry. HFC’s Stefan Nilsson decided to have a chat with Richard Waddington in Singapore who recently launched the disruptive technology service Optimal Risk Sizing as a spin-off from The Sherpa Funds. Read all about it here.
The legal side of the Asian hedge fund industry
HFC’s Stefan Nilsson wanted to find out more about the legal side of the Asian hedge fund industry and decided to have a chat with Ogier’s Kate Hodson. Read all about it here.
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