Asia is on the rise — so why hedge funds and family offices choose Singapore
Global financial players like Tudor, Fortress and Bluecrest have expanded their local presence in Singapore and view Asia as an unique market set with many interesting investment opportunities, where many different strategies across various business units can be applied. This confirms Singapore’s reputation as a reliable wealth management center. International family offices are also opening offices there to establish a safe hub for the family assets and its related management. Compared to ten or even five years ago, Singapore today offers a rich ecosystem for alternative investment managers. Close to 30 fund administrators are now in Singapore, according to the newly published Opalesque 2012 Singapore Roundtable.
The 26 page Roundtable script (PDF) can be downloaded here for free: http://www.opalesque.com/RT/RoundtableSingapore2012.html
While a lot of money is invested in Asia, a good amount of it is actually recycled money – meaning that the funds were created through excess savings in Asia. Those funds were then channeled out to Western institutions, who reinvest them back into Asia.
To read more download the 26 page Roundtable script (PDF) for free: http://www.opalesque.com/RT/RoundtableSingapore2012.html
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