China is showing encouraging signs that it is willing to open its market to foreign investors and funds. Hedge funds are still excluded from the market but steps are being taken in the right direction....
Institutional investors are set to allocate 11% more to hedge funds this year, according to a Deutsche Bank survey. Less money is flowing to FoHFs while emerging managers are in favour.
Hedge funds with a significant presence in Europe are invited to enter the European Single Manager Awards. The awards recognise the best hedge funds, judged on quantitative and qualitative criteria.
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