Lighthouse: Korean pension plan sets Asian hedge fund trend

Japanese government pension will invest in hedge funds in three years, predicts FoHF

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Lighthouse is optimistic about Asia despite the recent downturn

"How to deal with Asia is a big project for Lighthouse," says Hiroshi Harada, managing director at the Florida-based fund of hedge funds (FoHF), citing Korea's national pension fund as an institutional investor prepared to lead the way in hedge fund investment in the region.

Scott Perkins, executive managing director, says he is excited about prospects for raising capital in Asia over the next 18 months. Lighthouse's primary focus has been in Japan, which has had a longer history of alternative