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

Harold Yoon, the chief investment officer of Sail Advisors, one of Asia’s leading fund of hedge funds managers, focuses on alpha generation to drive returns while controlling and minimising risk.


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

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