The emerging markets equity fund run by Geneva-based Reyl Asset Management has experienced strong inflows over the last quarter, with assets under management topping $1bn, up from $151m in December 2011, supported primarily by institutional investors.
Emmanuel Hauptmann talks to InvestmentEurope about the outlook and opportunities for emerging markets, and how Reyl Asset Management invests in them.
Henderson appoints global head of distribution Henderson Global Investors has recruited Phil Wagstaff as global head of distribution in a move to strengthen the company’s sales, marketing and client service activities. He will join the company in January 2012, subject to FSA approval. Wagstaff has more than 25 years’ asset management experience and a long […]
Swiss financiers Reyl Asset Management have appointed Gilles Pradère from Calyon in London as a senior fund manager in fixed income, as it plans to expand its absolute return range.
Unigestion has made a major hire from ANZ in Asia, becoming the latest Swiss group to mark out expansion in the region that is the engine of global growth.
France’s Oddo Asset Management has seeded a merger arbitrage fund established by former proprietary traders from Banque d’Orsay, in a further demonstration of willingness by French financiers to back new hedge funds.
Samena Capital, the emerging markets specialist with which Genevan asset manager Reyl & Cie sealed a joint venture in April, is launching its second Special Situations fund with capacity of $700m.
Julius Baer is to launch a China fund after the State Administration of Foreign Exchange in China set a quota of $100m for it to trade in mainland capital markets.
Genevan asset manager Reyl & Cie and emerging markets specialist Samena Capital have formed a joint venture to integrate their activities including wealth management, and hedge fund seeding in Asia.