Hedge Fund Manager of the Year: Macquarie Asian Alpha Fund

Hedge Fund Manager of the Year: Macquarie Asian Alpha Fund

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Nick Bird, Macquarie

Macquarie Asian Alpha Fund (MAAF) ascended the ranks of the elite Asian fund managers during the past year, as capital poured into its pan-Asian equity long/short strategy, which has returned around 12% per annum since 2008, outperforming the 8.8% a year made by the Eureka Hedge Asian Hedge Fund Index during the same period. The fund now has approximately $1.5 billion under management. Moreover, as market dislocations and volatility hit Asian equity hedge funds particularly bad in August this ye