Vimeo
LinkedIn
Instagram
Share |

Asia

January 2, 2008

Despite some high profile failures hedge funds had a successful year in 2007. As investors evaluate which funds will perform best in 2008, Reg Crowder meets the experts to shed some light on the trends to watch over the next 12 months

Despite some high profile failures hedge funds had a successful year in 2007. As investors evaluate which funds will perform best in 2008, Reg Crowder meets the experts to shed some light on the trends to watch over the next 12 months

Eliza Lau, CEO of the Hong Kong-based "funds of hedge funds" manager SAIL Advisors, doesn't need any opinion surveys to see where hedge funds are headed in 2008. Her incoming and outgoing calls tell the story.

January 1, 2007

In Asia, many businesses are family-owned, but the “advising” industry seems to be in its infancy. One such field that is gaining ground is family offices. While no one format has come to the forefront, the model is becoming more widespread, and families, bankers and investment advisors are understanding the need and usefulness of the concept. Families in Business spoke with Chew-Mee Kirtland, managing director of Mornington Services, a multi-family office based in Singapore, about the trends in Asian family offices

In Asia, many businesses are family-owned, but the "advising" industry seems to be in its infancy. One such field that is gaining ground is family offices. While no one format has come to the forefront, the model is becoming more widespread, and families, bankers and investment advisors are understanding the need and usefulness of the concept. Families in Business spoke with Chew-Mee Kirtland, managing director of Mornington Services, a multi-family office based in Singapore, about the trends in Asian family offices

September 1, 2006

Asian family business are returning some of their globally-made fortunes to good causes back home, fueling a growing philanthropic sector in Asia. Michael Yeoh reports on the business families who traditionally preserved their wealth for family

Michael Yeoh is founder, executive director and chief executive officer of the Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI) and the ASLI Foundation, based in Kuala Lumpur.

Asian family business are returning some of their globally-made fortunes to good causes back home, fueling a growing philanthropic sector in Asia. Michael Yeoh reports on the business families who traditionally preserved their wealth for family

September 1, 2006

Asia is the latest buzzword in business. Whether it’s outsourcing in India or opening a branch office in China, things seem to booming in these two countries.

Suzy Bibko is editor of Families in Business.

Asia is the latest buzzword in business. Whether it's outsourcing in India or opening a branch office in China,  things seem to booming in these two countries. Even the pandas are getting into the spirit of things, producing an unprecedented population boom among these normally near-celibate creatures.

But is this really news? Haven't we been hearing about how Asia is 'the next big thing' for the past 10 years? Why the 'new' interest?

July 1, 2006

There’s money to be made from globalisation. Thematic investing allows business families to look at the financial world in a new light, taking advantage of the emerging markets and changing macroeconomic trends. Eric Sarasin explains how business families can profit

Eric Sarasin is head of private banking at Bank Sarasin in Switzerland, and a member of the bank's founding family.

There's money to be made from globalisation. Thematic investing allows business families to look at the financial world in a new light, taking advantage of the emerging markets and changing macroeconomic trends. Eric Sarasin explains how business families can profit

November 1, 2005

The Asian markets are driving some of the well-known global hedge fund indices and appear to offer hedge fund investors rich pickings, but is this really the case and how can the investor identify the real performers, asks Richard Willsher

Richard Willsher is a freelance journalist specialising in finance.

The Asian markets are driving some of the well-known global hedge fund indices and appear to offer hedge fund investors rich pickings, but is this really the case and how can the investor identify the real performers, asks Richard Willsher

November 1, 2005

On November 29 Campden Publishing will host a group of 12 hedge fund managers and private investors at its Asian Hedge Fund and Boutique Managers conference. Jackson Chan of Sail Advisors, a key participant, reports on Asia’s hedge fund industry

Jackson Chan is with Sail Advisors Limited (Sail), a subsidiary of Search Investment Group, an alternative asset management firm based in Hong Kong.

On November 29 Campden Publishing will host a group of 12 hedge fund managers and private investors at its Asian Hedge Fund and Boutique Managers conference. Jackson Chan of Sail Advisors, a key participant, reports on Asia's hedge fund industry

November 1, 2004

SRI and CSR are big buzzwords in the West, where the ethics of corporates seem largely bereft. Investors in the Far East are warming to the idea, finds Melanie Stern, but the region has its own set of hurdles to overcome

Melanie Stern is section editor of Families in Business magazine.

SRI and CSR are big buzzwords in the West, where the ethics of corporates seem largely bereft. Investors in the Far East are warming to the idea, finds Melanie Stern, but the region has its own set of hurdles to overcome

September 1, 2004

The influence of China may be felt beyond the political sphere but that hasn’t stopped Hong Kong’s domestic economy from roaring ahead. Meanwhile, in Singapore it’s all change as the government bows to calls for economic reform. Hywel Lewis reviews the economic and political climate in both countries

Hywel Lewis is a freelance journalist specialising in family businesses.

The influence of China may be felt beyond the political sphere but that hasn't stopped Hong Kong's domestic economy from roaring ahead. Meanwhile, in Singapore it's all change as the government bows to calls for economic reform. Hywel Lewis reviews the economic and political climate in both countries

Click here >>
Close