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Tokyo Hedge Funds Club’s year-end reception shook Roppongi

qilin-tokyoJapan’s favourite bonenkai party once again lived up to its reputation with a splendid evening reception at Roppongi Hills Club on 1st December. A large crowd of local, regional and global hedge fund managers and investors came together over drinks to network and catch up. This evening of elegance was generously sponsored by Ogier, CIBC Fund Administration Services, Qilin World Capital, CME Group, Global Prime Partners and Osaka Exchange – JPX Group.




Hedge Funds Club rocked Hong Kong once again as markets danced

On Thursday 10th November, members of Asia’s favourite network of hedge funds and investors had plenty to talk about at the Hedge Funds Club event in Hong Kong as markets reacted to the US election result and the subsequent market movements. A packed Club Lusitano in Central included not only the usual suspects but also several new hedge fund launches and additional investors. This fabulous evening of business and pleasure was sponsored by Ogier, MaplesFS, Osaka Exchange – JPX Group, OP Investment Management, Qilin World Capital, Privium RKR, Eze Castle Integration and EBS BrokerTec.qilin-pic






Ogier extends long-term partnership with the Hedge Funds Club for 2017


For nearly a decade, leading offshore law firm Ogier has been a loyal supporter of the Hedge Funds Club across every single event we have hosted in Asia. We are very pleased to announce that Ogier will remain the Hedge Funds Club’s headline sponsor in 2017. To Nicholas Plowman and his team: thank you for your continued support. www.ogier.com


Sold out: The Future of Investments panel with AP2 and Japan Post Bank


On Wednesday 14th September, a packed Swedish Embassy in Tokyo saw HFC boss Stefan Nilsson host a special SNS Tokyo knowledge and networking evening. The event featured a panel discussion with AP2 (the Second Swedish National Pension Fund) and Japan Post Bank. A great discussion on pension fund management, investments in a zero interest rate environment and the role of corporate governance was followed by a networking session.


Singapore’s hedgies and investors came out to play at the Hedge Funds Club evening reception

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On Thursday 1st September, the great and the good from Singapore’s hedge fund industry came together to catch up with old and friends at the Singapore Hedge Funds Club evening reception at the Tower Club at Raffles Place. The Singapore evening reception was generously sponsored by Ogier, MaplesFS, Eurex, Saxo Markets, Osaka Exchange – JPX Group, Optimal Risk Sizing – Sherpa Funds Technology, SuMi Trust Global Asset Services and Qilin World Capital.


Global Commodities’ Gavin Bowden talks about his new risk premia long/short strategy

Dr. Gavin Bowden

Dr. Gavin Bowden

Australian fund manager Global Commodities Limited, headquartered in Adelaide, has a long history of managing commodities in its long-only flagship strategy. Now the firm has a long/short strategy as well. HFC’s Stefan Nilsson had a chat with portfolio manager Dr. Gavin Bowden about the new alpha strategy and why now is a great time to consider commodities exposure. Read the full interview here.






Clare Flynn Levy:

Making fund managers better with behavioural data analytics

Clare Flynn Levy

Clare Flynn Levy


London-based Clare Flynn Levy is a former fund manager and current financial software entrepreneur who uses behavioural data analytics to help fund managers do a better job of investing. HFC’s Stefan Nilsson decided to have a chat with Flynn Levy about who she is and what she’s up to. Read the full interview here.













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Japan’s hedge fund community gathered at a special evening reception at the Swedish Embassy

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On Thursday 16th June, HFC boss Stefan Nilsson and HFC board member HSH Prince Andreas von Liechtenstein hosted a large group of hedge funds and investors at a special Tokyo Hedge Funds Club summer reception at the Swedish Embassy in Tokyo. At a relaxed evening in the embassy garden, HFC’s distinguished guests enjoyed Swedish food and the best networking this side of Mt. Fuji. A big thank you to everyone who participated and to our sponsors Ogier, Eurex, Japan Exchange Group and CIBC Fund Administration Services. The Hedge Funds Club has now entered its 12th year of connecting the Asian hedge fund industry.

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Misaki Capital’s Masaki Gotoh: Constructively adding value to corporate Japan

Masaki Gotoh

Masaki Gotoh

Misaki Capital is one of the bright new fund manager stars in Japan. HFC’s Stefan Nilsson decided to catch up with Masaki Gotoh, who is a partner and chief investment officer at Misaki Capital in Tokyo. Read the interview here.












Hong Kong’s hedge fund elite gathered at Club Lusitano for a great evening of quality networking

HFC's Stefan Nilsson and Catherine Ma welcoming guests at Club Lusitano

HFC’s Stefan Nilsson and Catherine Ma welcoming guests at Club Lusitano


On Thursday 2nd June, the Hedge Funds Club’s Stefan Nilsson hosted another packed Hong Kong evening reception at the splendid Club Lusitano. The by invitation only event saw many emerging and established hedge fund managers mingle with Asian investors. The evening was generously supported by our evcent sponsors: Ogier, OP Investment Management, Eurex, Saxo Markets, SuMi Trust Global Asset Services, Optimal Risk Sizing – Sherpa Funds Technology, Privium RKR and Matthew Hoyle Financial Markets. A big thank you to all who participated and made this another great evening for our network. We will back with another Hong Kong event on 10th November.






OPIM’s Alvin Fan:

“Entrepreneurship is in our blood”

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Alvin Fan, OPIM


Interview: HFC’s Stefan Nilsson talks to OPIM CEO Alvin Fan about the Hong Kong fund house’s evolution and its current role in the hedge fund industry. Read the full story here.

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Beyond Abenomics: a packed house in Tokyo debated the case for JapanSNS Beyond Abenomics - March 2016

Jesper Koll

Jesper Koll

On Wednesday 23rd March, HFC boss Stefan Nilsson hosted a special SNS Tokyo knowledge and networking evening at the Swedish Embassy focused on Abenomics and where Japan is heading. Guest speakers Jesper Koll (WisdomTree) and Alicia Walker (Gavekal Research) shared there views on why there is a strong case for Japan and Japanese companies. They highlghted many areas where Japan is leading the way, including its massive private sector R&D spend over the years which is starting to pay off.




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IMG009Singapore Hedge Funds Club rocked the socks off hedgies and investors alike


On Thursday 25th February 2016, HFC boss Stefan Nilsson hosted a by invitation only event for alternative investment managers, asset managers and investors at the Tower Club in Singapore. The 51st Hedge Funds Club evening gatherd a couple of hundred specially invited guests for a great evening reception. It was an evening of great people having fun with their peers. The evening’s sponsors were Ogier, Elian, Saxo Markets, TSI International Group, MaplesFS, Linedata, Optimal Risk Sizing – Sherpa Funds Technology, SuMi Trust Global Asset Services and Kit Trading.




Tokyo Hedge Funds Club

shook Roppongi once again


Takeaki Murakami of Eurex

Takeaki Murakami of Eurex

On Thursday 3rd December, the Hedge Funds Club hosted a few hundred hedge funds, asset managers and investors at our popular year-end party at the Roppongi Hills Club in Tokyo. A big thank you to all of you who came to participate and to our generous sponsors Ogier, Elian, Eurex, MaplesFS, Japan Exchange Group and TSI International Group. The 50th by invitation only Hedge Funds Club networking event finished off a great year for the club and we hope you’ll follow us into 2016 as we have some very exciting plans.



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Hedge Funds Club rocked HK’s Central with a party to remember


The 49th Hedge Funds Club evening soiree saw Hong Kong’s hedge fund crowd come out to play at Club Lusitano. The by invitation only event  enabled the industry’s movers and shalers to meet old and new contacts over drinks in a relaxed atmosphere. Start-up hedge funds as well as multi-billion dollar established hedge funds came together with investors for a few hours of relaxed networking and socialising. A big thank you to the event sponsors Ogier, Saxo Markets, Dealreporter, SuMi Trust Global Asset Services, Henley Business School Executive Hedge Fund Program, Eze Castle Integration, TSI International Group, ADS Securities, Optimal Risk Sizing – Sherpa Funds Technology and  Milltrust International.



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Sally Crane

Interview: Linedata’s Sally Crane on why Asia is not for the faint-hearted 

HFC’s Stefan Nilsson decided to have a chat with Linedata’s Asian Managing Director Sally Crane about her work in the complex and fast-changing financial markets and why Asia is not for the faint-hearted. Read the interview here.


Clap your hands say yeah: Singapore event another smashing success!

The 48th Hedge Funds Club networking evening in Singapore was a smashing success. Tower Club’s penthouse on the 64th floor of Republic Plaza in Raffles Place was packed with several hundred fund managers and investors havng a good time meeting old and new industry friends. The by invitation only networking evening was generously sponsored by Ogier, Linedata, TSI International Group, MaplesFS, Eurex, UOB Bullion and Futures, SuMi Trust Global Asset Services, EBS BrokerTec, Milltrust International and Sherpa Funds Technology.





Partner with the Hedge Funds Club if you want to do business in the Asian hedge fund industry

For each of our by invitation only events, we partner with a select group of event sponsors. Do you want to target the Asian hedge fund industry with your products or services? We’re open for business. Get in touch with us now by emailing stefan.nilsson@hedgefundsclub.com.


Disrupting the fund management industry

Richard Waddington

Richard Waddington


Disruptive technologies can be fun, especially when they shake up the investment management industry. HFC’s Stefan Nilsson decided to have a chat with Richard Waddington in Singapore who recently launched the disruptive technology service Optimal Risk Sizing as a spin-off from The Sherpa Funds. Read all about it here.









Kate Hodson

Kate Hodson

The legal side of the Asian hedge fund industry

HFC’s Stefan Nilsson wanted to find out more about the legal side of the Asian hedge fund industry and decided to have a chat with Ogier’s Kate Hodson. Read all about it here.   THFC1

Tokyo Hedge Funds Club’s

Official 10-Year Anniversary Party was a smashing success!


The Hedge Funds Club celebrated a decade of connecting the hedge fund industry with a major party at the Roppongi Hills Club in Tokyo on Thursday 18th June. Oh what a night it became! Great guests, great networking, great music, in the greatest city in the world. HSH Prince Andreas von und zu Liechtenstein was our guest of honour and several hundred of Japan’s finest fund managers and investors joined this special by invitation only evening soiree. For the past ten years, the Hedge Funds Club has been the meeting place for Japan’s and Asia’s hedge fund managers and investors. In June 2005 we held our very first networking evening in Tokyo and we have since then connected the industry through events in Tokyo, Singapore and Hong Kong. The very special ten-year anniversary event was sponsored by Japan Exchange Group, Ogier, Elian, TSI International Group, Maples Fund Services, Dealreporter, Eurex, UOB Bullion and Futures, S&P Capital IQ, Intertrust and Abarth. A big thank you to our generous sponsors. Now onto the next decade.

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“Many congratulations for making this happen. In life there are only so many people who make things happen and you are one!”

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Prerna Chainani-Monsen: from hedge funds to fashion

Fashion brand: Maison Monsen

Prerna Chainani-Monsen is well-known in Hong Kong’s hedge fund community. Having earlier gone from investment banking to jewellery to hedge funds, she has recently launched her own fashion clothing business, Maison Monsen. Hedge Funds Club’s Stefan Nilsson decided to have a conversation with the fashionable Prerna about the passions in her life. Read all about it here.