In April 2019, we welcomed over 180 investment professionals to the Altinvestor APAC conference in Hong Kong.
Key features of the 2019 event
Asset owners in the region see capital preservation, market-uncorrelated returns, return enhancement, as well as ESG framework as the main draws of alternative investment
Despite a range of challenges, including record levels of dry powder in the PE market, the outlook of the PE space has remained positive, with forecasts putting PE market growth ahead of other alternative investment vehicles, including hedge funds and real estate.
A multi-family office shared their view on adopting the Yale endowment model in their investment approach, which places higher importance on manager selection, with a focus on fewer quality managers.
Asia's institutional investors are becoming increasingly interested in China’s asset-backed securities (ABS) strategies, which could be viewed as a source of diversification from similar ABS strategies from the US market.
Chinese tech investments have attracted considerable level of interest among asset owners, owing to their unconstrained growth, although presenting significant challenges, from valuation risks to difficulties in due diligence