Investor profile: Harold Yoon, chief investment officer, Sail Advisors

Asian common sense

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Hedge fund investing is just about using common sense, says Harold Yoon (pictured right), the chief investment office of Sail Advisors, one of Asia’s leading fund of hedge funds (FoHF) managers. That may be easy for Yoon to say but in execution it is something that seems to have stymied many other FoHFs.

Yoon’s rules for manager selection are to stick with managers that produce alpha, stay with only liquid instruments and keep a close eye on risk.

This philosophy, with some embellishments, has wor