6th annual Hedge Fund Investments Japan Speaker Insights
- Attractiveness of hedge fund market in Japan
Japan offers capital and abundant alpha for truly skilled funds but which strategies do local investors prefer? Read this article for insights from a veteran hedge fund manager residing in Japan.
- Look for a clear and sustainable investment edge and strong alpha generation capability
David Bridge, an Associate at Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company (PAAMCO), evaluates the Japanese and international hedge fund markets with Bryan Camoens. He also explains how Japanese hedge funds differ from hedge funds in the US, Europe, and the rest of Asia.
- Find out AISIN Employees' Pension Fund approach to fund management
Takeshi Ito, Senior Portfolio Manager, for the AISIN Employees' Pension Fund, talks to Bryan Camoens on challenges of pension funds and their investment expectations, particularly in hedge funds. He also talks about alpha generation and drawdown mitigation as well as the strategies that will be adopted by hedge fund managers in 2012.
- New Ideas in Financial Mathematics – from the legendary David Harding, Founder of Winton Capital
Financial mathematicians have built an increasingly elaborate structure around the idea of “the market,” the concept of passive investing and the notions of beta — the return that the market can give to investors with no investing skill, and alpha — the idiosyncratic returns that can be earned by only skilful investors.
In this article, David Harding intends to challenge some of these foundational concepts with the intention of destabilizing the intellectual structure that has been erected on top of them and to demonstrate how a randomly generated portfolio can beat “the market,” as this term has commonly come to be used.
- Find out how this hedge fund manager plans to achieve a 20 percent return on $10 million by end 2012
Katsuhiko Okada, CEO & CIO of Magne-Max Capital Management tells us how emerging managers can deliver better return that their more established counterparts. He also tells us how his firm plans to raise USD170, 000 for the earthquake hit Tohoku Region by the end of the year.
Key presentations at 5th annual Hedge Fund Investments Japan Presentations
- Global industry outlook
Thomas Deinet, Executive Director, for the Hedge Fund Standards Board give his view on the global outlook for the hedge fund industry a view on the future of the international hedge funds markets.
- Effectively Managing Hedge Fund Risk
Virginia Parker, CEO of Parker Global Strategies, revisits 2008 and explains how to effectively manage hedge fund risk.
- Profitable strategies during the current market turmoil
Johann Santer, President & Representative Director for Superfund Securities Japan, talks about the merits of systematic managed funds during market turmoil and portfolio benefits of managed futures and equity market neutral funds.
- Implementing a Hedge Fund Allocation for Uncertain Times: A Tactical Approach
Andrew E Fisch, Senior Portfolio Manager, Co-Head, Hedge Fund of Funds Group, SSARIS Advisors, tells us why fund of funds are still the favoured destination for investors?
- How can managed accounts effectively address institutional investor concerns?
Martin Gagnon, Co-Chief Executive Officer for Innocap talks about the Value of liquidity from the investors perspective and the benefit of being dynamic in portfolio construction.