Hedge funds look East

OPEN PLATFORM: ASIA REGION GROWTH

One aspect of the global hedge fund industry that most pundits agree on is that the current booming Asian market is set to remain for the foreseeable future. According to hedge fund directory and database provider, Eurekahedge, assets under management reached $80billion between 2004 and 2005 in Asia and 250 Asian funds were launched since 2004. But as Sophis's Nicolas Ruellet explains, the region does provide its fair share of challenges alongside its opportunities.

Interest in the Asian mark