Growing Assets: Hedge Funds Business in the Asia Pacific Region
(A Practitioner's Perspective)

This workshop focuses on the practical aspects of running a successful hedge fund business.

While most seminars mainly focus on how hedge funds try to extract alpha/ returns, trading strategies, etc, this workshop focuses on how to grow assets under management, from a business perspective. We will provide a case study on how a global hedge fund operator tailor make their products from a client driven point of view. (From the angle of the distribution partner and the underlying investor)


Content Highlight:

  1. The mass affluent, ultra high networth and family offices.
  2. The mass affluent market from Japan all the way down to Jakarta?
  3. Charging structure of different alternative investment products
  4. Distribution channels in Taiwan and Japan
  5. Strategies within the hedge fund space that can raise assets in the mass affluent market.
  6. Using structured notes: How to raise US 1 billion in the mass affluent market (A case study)
  7. Hedge funds fraud
  8. What fund of hedge funds are looking for before they make an allocation to a hedge fund.

Speaker : Mr. Edward C. K. Chin
Mr. Chin has over 20 years of experience in portfolio management, hedge funds and securities trading. Mr. Chin was a derivatives trader at TD Securities. He was responsible for derivatives and portfolio management accounts at BMO Nesbitt Burns in Toronto, by implementing volatility arbitrage and market neutral trading techniques. After relocating back to Hong Kong from Toronto in 2000, Mr. Chin held the position of Country Manager at Man Investments. He has since focused primarily on high level joint venture negotiations with major financial institutions in the distribution, allocation, structuring and of hedge funds/absolute return funds in Asia, the Middle East and North America. Mr. Chin runs MDE Walters Capital, a strategy consulting firm that he founded, advising the investment banking and financial services sector on investment products distribution, hedge funds advisory, trading psychology, and advanced trading strategies. Mr. Chin is a Canadian Investment Manager (CIM) and a fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI). Mr. Chin studied speech communication from the University of Minnesota. He graduated from the University of Manitoba in Applied Economics and got his MBA from the University of Toronto.


Who Should Attend :   
This workshop focuses on asset building strategies. It would also benefit practitioners of hedge funds or fund of hedge funds who might consider a future retail strategy and/ or need an understanding of the mass affluent market in the Asia Pacific Region. This workshop might also be of interest to traditional fund marketers, long only portfolio managers, middle office, back office professionals and licensed persons who want to enter the alternative space.


Program Detail

Free Preview
Date : TBD
CPT hour : 2 -4 Hours
Time : TBD
Level : Intermediate
Language : English (with Cantonese translation if required)
Venue : In House Venue
Fee : Please contact us for quotation

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