By Russell Flannery John Wu a decade and a half ago arrived early at one of the world’s most remarkable businesses in recent times: Alibaba Group. He joined as chief technology officer at a time when few outside of China had heard of the company, which has gone on to become an icon — albeit a controversial one – of the country’s large and […]


by Kyoungwha Kim An Asian hedge fund that trounced peers by shorting China-related shares during a market rout last year is still bearish on Asia’s biggest economy, while seeing the region’s best opportunities in Vietnam and the Philippines. Deng Jiewen, who’s part of a five-member team led by Matt Hu managing the $80 million FengHe […]


By Suzy Waite, Bei Hu Hedge funds in Asia, which navigated turbulent markets to post gains in 2015, had nowhere to hide in January. As global stocks, currencies, commodities and risky bonds were roiled in a renewed frenzy of selling in January, hedge funds including those from Quam Asset Management Ltd. and Greenwoods Asset Management […]


By Suzy Waite. Many Asia hedge funds are positioning for further decreases in oil prices this year as China’s economic growth slows, while carefully picking stocks both long and short that are impacted by environmental initiatives in the region. “We expect more devaluation of the yuan,” John Foo, chief investment officer of Singapore-based Kingsmead Asset […]


By Bei Hu. Hedge Fund With 138% Gain Says China Shorts Easier to Spot – Bloomberg Business Hao Capital Management, whose Greater China-focused hedge fund returned 138 percent this year, said it is easier to identify targets to wager against among yuan-denominated China stocks than to spot those with the potential to rise. Many of […]


By Suzy Waite. F&H Fund Management, the asset manager co-founded by the former chief technology officer of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., is so bearish on stocks in China that it is opening its hedge fund to outside investors. The FengHe Asia Fund is seeking to more than triple assets to $300 million by the end […]