Exclusive networking events for hedge fund managers and investors in Asia since 2005


Upcoming event

HKHFC Nov 2017

Hong Kong Hedge Funds Club Evening Reception

Club Lusitano, Hong Kong
Tuesday 6th November 2018, 6:30pm-9:00pm

Catch up with old friends and make new acquaintances in the hedge fund industry at a spectacular evening of business and pleasure. The evening is sponsored by Ogier, S&P Global Market Intelligence, OP Investment Management, Maybank Kim Eng Securities, Northern Trust, KGI Securities, Invast Global, Saxo Capital Markets, Spark Plus, Solas Fiduciary Services, Circle Partners and FactSet. Hedge funds and investors can sign up for a free place at the by-invitation-only event now. RSVP: stefan.nilsson@hedgefundsclub.com



Interview: Lessons from an emerging manager

Anand Ramachandran

Anand Ramachandran


Himali Kothari, Founder of Aquamarine Value, is having a conversation with Anand Ramachandran, Partner and Fund Manager from River Valley Asset Management in Singapore. Read the full fund manager interview here.


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The Hedge Funds Club hosted a packed evening reception for Singapore’s hedge funds


On Tuesday 4th September, Stefan Nilsson hosted a packed evening reception for Singapore’s hedge fund managers and investors. It was an evening filled with great people having great conversations. Thank you to everybody who participated! The evening reception was generously sponsored by Ogier, S&P Global Market Intelligence, Eurex, Eze Castle Integration, Saxo Capital MarketsSpark Plus, Solas Fiduciary Services, Circle Partners, FactSet and Linedata.



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Interview: Omar Taheri of Spark Plus – Asian roadshows with a spark

HFC’s Stefan Nilsson checked in with Omar Taheri in Singapore to talk about his new business venture. Spark Plus provides listed companies with access to investors in the Asia-Pacific region. Read the full interview here.



We know your target market! Partner with us if you want to succeed in the Asian hedge fund industry

THFC4Since 2005, the Hedge Funds Club has been a great marketing channel for firms who want to do business with the hedge fund industry in Asia. For our regular networking events in Tokyo, Singapore and Hong Kong, the Hedge Funds Club partners with a select group of event sponsors.

Join firms like Ogier, Eurex, OP Investment Management, S&P Global Market Intelligence, Eze Castle Integration, CIBC, Maybank Kim Eng, FactSet and many more and use the Hedge Funds Club as an efficient and effective way of building your business in Asia. Contact us today to find out more about how we can work together: stefan.nilsson@hedgefundsclub.com. We are open for business!


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A packed and fun Hong Kong Hedge Funds Club evening reception

On Thursday 26th April the Hedge Funds Club hosted yet another fabulous by-invitation-only evening reception for hedge funds and investors in Hong Kong. Attended by the best local fund managers and smartest Asian investors, it was an enjoyable evening at Club Lusitano full of laughter, handshakes, smiles and drinks. The event was sponsored by Ogier, S&P Global Market Intelligence, OP Investment Management, Eurex, Maybank Kim Eng Securities, Apex Fund ServicesEze Castle Integration and Interactive Brokers. A big thank you to everybody who participated!HKHFC Apr 2018 4


Interview: To outsource or not outsource trading for emerging managers

Jeff LeVeen

Jeff LeVeen


Jeff LeVeen, Managing Director and Head of Outsourced Trading at JonesTrading talks with Himali Kothari, Founder of Aquamarine Value. Read the full interview here.



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Singapore evening reception saw great turnout by local funds and investors


On 13th March, HFC hosted another splendid evening reception for hedge funds and investors in the Atlantic Dining Room at the Tower Club in Singapore. Both long-term members and quite a few new faces enjoyed a fine evening of hedge fund networking. The event’s sponsors were Ogier, S&P Global Market Intelligence, Apex Fund Services and Spark Plus. Thank you to everyone who attended and helped make this another win. Cheers!



Splendid Tokyo year-end evening rounds off a fab year for the Hedge Funds Club

IMG_7958On Friday 1st December, HFC’s traditional year-end evening reception for hedge funds and investors at the Roppongi Hills Club in Tokyo finished off another busy and productive year. The evening was sponsored by Ogier, Eurex and CIBC Fund Administration Services. We had a great turnout of local fund managers, investors and asset managers as well as quite a few distinguished overseas guests.



Interview: OPIM’s Alvin Fan talks about strategic investment in FundSeeder

Alvin Fan, OPIM

Alvin Fan, OPIM

OP Investment Management recently invested in an equity stake in the company FundSeeder. HFC’s Stefan Nilsson decided to check in with OPIM’s CEO Alvin Fan to find out what this is all about. Read the full interview here.
















First Hedge Funds Club Dialogue luncheon with S&P Global a success


The Hedge Funds Club Dialogue is a new initiative where we host senior hedge fund industry executives for an off-the-record roundtable discussion over lunch. The first event took place at Tokyo American Club on 13th November in partnership with S&P Global Market Intelligence. We had a great discussion about corporate governance, market outlook, geopolitics, taxation, regulation and much more.


Hong Kong rocked and rolled by the Hedge Funds Club once again

HKHFC Nov 2017On 8th November, the Hedge Funds Club hosted another packed evening reception in Hong Kong. Plenty of old familiar faces from Hong Kong’s hedge fund community shard drinks and stories with quite a few new people as well. A big thank you to the event sponsors Ogier, OP Investment Management, S&P Global Market Intelligence, Colliers International, Eurex and SPEEDA.


HFC Henley Singapore Scholarship

HFC Advisory Group is very proud to announce that the Hedge Funds Club scholarship for the Henley Executive Hedge Fund Program in Singapore has been awarded to Kameshwara Suppiah.

Kameshwara Suppiah

Kameshwara Suppiah

“Since 2005, the Hedge Funds Club has been supporting the hedge fund industry in Asia by connecting hedge funds and investors. Henley Business School’s hedge fund program, taught by seasoned industry practitioners, helps to shape the future of the hedge fund industry.  We have the same goals and it is a pleasure for us to partner with Henley,” says HFC’s founder Stefan Nilsson. “We selected Kameshwara for the first Hedge Funds Club scholarship from a pool of very diverse and motivated people. We think he has the right mix of eagerness, motivation and competitiveness to do well on the course and in the hedge fund industry.” Kameshwara Suppiah, a graduate of the National University of Singapore, will join this month’s intake of the Henley course in Singapore. The course is currently being run in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Singapore and will soon launch in New York and London.



From fund management to modern art: The Walking Creative from Oz

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By day, James Smith works in operations at an Adelaide fund manager. In his spare time he is The Walking Creative, an emerging artist. We had a chat with him about his art. Read the full interview here.


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The 2 and 20 model is not dead: It’s not the fees, it’s the fund managers

Read HFC boss Stefan Nilsson’s thoughts on the never-ending hedge fund fee debate on LinkedIn.    

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Maybank Kim Eng’s Ade Olopade on the changing prime brokerage business

Ade Olopade

Ade Olopade

  The international prime brokerage industry has seen major changes happening in the past decade. HFC’s Stefan Nilsson talked with Ade Olopade, Regional Head of Prime Services with Maybank Kim Eng Securities in Singapore. Read the full interview here.                




Interview: Mohammed Ali-Reda of Darkhorse Capital

Mohammed Ali-Reda

Mohammed Ali-Reda

Three years ago, Mohammed Ali-Reda founded Darkhorse Capital in Hong Kong to manage his own bottom-up emerging Asia and Middle East and North Africa equity long/short strategy. HFC’s Stefan Nilsson decided to have a chat with him about this journey so far. Read the interview here.                      







New book: Successfully Launching and Managing a Hedge Fund in Asia

HFC boss Stefan Nilsson is a contributing author to a new book by Henri Arslanian called “Entrepreneurship in Finance: Successfully Launching and Managing a Hedge Fund in Asia” (out now, published by Palgrave Macmillan). This is a perfect read for anyone starting out in the hedge fund industry. All author proceeds will be donated to the Help for Children charity. Available on Amazon: goo.gl/fL33gt






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.













OPIM’s Alvin Fan:

“Entrepreneurship is in our blood”

Alvin Fan, OPIM

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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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.