July 26, 2021

OPIM teams with Global Traveller Asset Management on new thematic fund

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From FIN Alternatives Hong Kong-based hedge fund platform OP Investment Management (OPIM) has debuted a new long-baised equity strategy in partnership with Global Traveller Asset Management Company. The new fund, managed by CEO Zheng Wang, will be domiciled in the Cayman Islands and aimed at professional investors, according to an article in HedgeWeek. It will […]

Hong Kong identified as a cross-border fund hub by asset managers

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From Asia Asset Management Global asset managers have ranked Hong Kong as a leading cross-border fund hub on the basis of its thriving Mutual Recognition of Funds (MRF) programme – according to a survey by New York-based financial services provider Brown Brothers Harriman (BBH). The survey, which was conducted in October, included interviews with 52 […]

After Brexit

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By Julian Morris From Cayman Financial Review The U.K.’s decision to leave the EU marks a historic shift in the nation’s relationship not only with Europe but with the world. In the short-term, there will be costs to Brexit, as a result especially of changes to the rules governing trade between individuals and businesses in […]

Cayman Islands and Luxembourg funds: Options and considerations for managers

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From Opalesque Opalesque Industry Update – The structure and domiciliation of a fund vehicle are integral to the set up of a fund from multiple perspectives. Tax, investment strategy, investor base, cost and speed of set up, regulatory environment, and increasingly the perceived ‘marketability’ of the fund, all play a part in the decision making […]

Cayman still reigns supreme

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By Charles Gubert From CooConnect Among the many findings in the UK Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) just published Hedge Fund Survey is the “revelation” that the EU’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) has not facilitated an exodus of managers moving onshore. The survey of 49 firms running $345 billion in Assets under Management (AuM) […]