Exclusive networking events for hedge fund managers and investors in Asia since 2005HKHFC Apr 2017

Next event:

Singapore Hedge Funds Club Networking Evening

SHFC Feb 2017

Tuesday 5th September, 6:30pm-9:00pm

Tower Club, Republic Plaza, Raffles Place


Singapore’s hedge fund community will gather for drinks and networking once again. This is a by invitation only evening reception for hedge funds and investors sponsored by Ogier, S&P Global Market Intelligence, Noviscient, Eurex, Colliers International, Osaka Exchange – JPX Group. RSVP: stefan.nilsson@hedgefundsclub.com


THFC JUn 2017

The Hedge Funds Club celebrated its 12th anniversary in Tokyo


On Monday 5th June, the Hedge Funds Club celebrated its 12th anniversary with a splendid evening reception at the Roppongi Hills Club in Tokyo. Hedge funds, FoF, pension funds, insurers, trust banks, bank treasuries, asset managers, investment consultants and gatekeepers came together to catch up with old friends and make new connections. The evening’s sponsors were Ogier, CIBC Fund Administration Services, Maybank Kim Eng Securities and Osaka Exchange – JPX Group.

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The 2 and 20 model is not dead: It’s not the fees, it’s the fund managers

Read HFC boss Stefan Nilsson’s thoughts on the never-ending hedge fund fee debate on LinkedIn.    


HFC rocked Hong Kong like it’s nobody’s businessHKHFC Apr 20173

On Wednesday 26th April, Hong Kong’s hedge fund community came together for some proper old-school networking at a great evening of business and pleasure. HFC rocked Hong Kong like it’s nobody;s business. The packed event was one of HFC’s best events ever in our 12-year history. A big thank you to everyone who participated and especially to the evening’s sponsors Ogier, Maybank Kim Eng Securities, OP Investment Management, S&P Global Market Intelligence, Privium RKR, Invast Global, Colliers International and Qilin World Capital.  HKHFC Apr 201712HKHFC Apr 20179

Maybank Kim Eng’s Ade Olopade on the changing prime brokerage business

Ade Olopade

Ade Olopade

  The international prime brokerage industry has seen major changes happening in the past decade. HFC’s Stefan Nilsson talked with Ade Olopade, Regional Head of Prime Services with Maybank Kim Eng Securities in Singapore. Read the full interview here.                




Interview: Clayton Heijman of Privium RKR


Clayton Heijman with part of Privium RKR's Asian team in Hong Kong.

Privium RKR

Privium RKR is fast growing its Asian business by providing investment teams with an institutional infrastructure right from the start. HFC’s Stefan Nilsson had a chat with industry veteran Clayton Heijman about Privium RKR’s business, how to overcome barriers to entry and dealing with increasing demands on fund managers. Read the full interview here.                  




Interview: Mohammed Ali-Reda of Darkhorse Capital

Mohammed Ali-Reda

Mohammed Ali-Reda

Three years ago, Mohammed Ali-Reda founded Darkhorse Capital in Hong Kong to manage his own bottom-up emerging Asia and Middle East and North Africa equity long/short strategy. HFC’s Stefan Nilsson decided to have a chat with him about this journey so far. Read the interview here.                      





Singapore’s hedge fund community came out to play at the Hedge Funds Club evening reception

IMG_6826On Thursday 23rd February, old-school networking was at the centre at an evening of business and pleasure hosted by the Hedge Funds Club. Plenty of quality people came face-to-face, made eye contact, smiled, shook hands and exchanged both business cards and war stories. The evening’s sponsors were Ogier, S&P Global Market Intelligence, SuMi Trust Global Asset Services and Noviscient. Thank you all for a great evening in the good old HFC tradition! IMG_6862IMG_6855

Scott Treloar of Noviscient: Re-imagining investment management


Scott Treloar

Scott Treloar of Noviscient

“At Noviscient we offer something new and better” says Scott Treloar in an interview about his new investment management business with a difference which he launched in 2016. Scott Treloar has a solid background working in hedge funds, private equity and banking, where he has primarily worked on portfolio management and risk management, much of it focused on quantitative analysis and systematic trading strategies.  Read the full interview here.









Michael Wegener of Case Equity

Michael Wegener of Case Equity


Michael Wegener of Case Equity

HFC’s Stefan Nilsson had a chat with Case Equity’s Managing Partner Michael Wegener in Hong Kong about his global event-driven strategy and why has chosen to work with OP Investment Management. Read the full interview here.



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





Global Commodities’ Gavin Bowden talks about his new risk premia long/short strategy

Dr. Gavin Bowden

Dr. Gavin Bowden

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

Clare Flynn Levy

Clare Flynn Levy


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.













Misaki Capital’s Masaki Gotoh: Constructively adding value to corporate Japan


Masaki Gotoh

Masaki Gotoh

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”

Alvin Fan, OPIM

Alvin Fan, OPIM


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.

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Kate Hodson

Kate Hodson

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.