Radical change needed to close hedge fund gender gap

Asian hedge funds best for gender equality but Europe lags, research finds

Europe has a bleak record on women in hedge funds

Single-manager hedge funds in Asia-Pacific and North America employ the largest number of women in top roles, while European firms have a much bleaker gender equality record, according to a study by data provider Preqin.

The research, which is sourced from Preqin’s online databases, found that women in C-level positions at single-manager hedge funds are 11.2% of the total headcount in Asia. Hong Kong leads the way with 13% of senior roles at hedge funds held by female executives, and 28% at funds