Hedge funds focused on Asia are predicting a surge of new money from North America and Europe as investors move away from overvalued U.S. assets to tap the early pandemic recovery in China and other parts of the region.
It is becoming easier for foreign investors to access the Chinese market, both through onshore and offshore channels. This has been a prime factor driving respondents' decisions to increase their investment flows into China.
The U.S. and Chinese VC investment figures in 2020 highlight a growing trend of money flowing into tech companies that are expected to grow, helped by low-interest rates, even as the pandemic is still raging around the world.
Over the last several years, China's rapid economic growth and hundreds of millions of consumers have attracted international consumer brands, automakers, and financial institutions.
India has quietly replaced China as the most sought after destination for global sovereign wealth funds investment in the private sector — a sign of the country's growing attraction for investors.
China, already home to technology giants such as Alibaba and Tencent, has more to offer to investors as the coronavirus pandemic accelerated tech adoption globally.
Venture capitalist Neil Shen's Sequoia Capital China is setting up a hedge fund business to leverage its record of choosing winners in Chinese technology.
The growing tension between China and the U.S. over trade and technological dominance is shining a spotlight on the billions of dollars that U.S. pension funds have channeled into Chinese technology companies in search of investment returns.
Chinese companies are rushing forward with plans to raise more than $5 billion in initial public offerings in New York ahead of new U.S. rules that would effectively shut off this funding channel.
Why The Dietrich Foundation Is Committed To Out-Sized Allocations To Emerging And Frontier Markets | Edward Grefenstette, President, CEO & CIO | Q&A
Edward Grefenstette serves as the President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Investment Officer of The Dietrich Foundation. In this interview, Ed takes us back to his early days at the Foundation and how he's helped double total assets under management. He also discusses the organization's significant exposure and commitment toward VC in China since 2006 and why today's digital meetings and interactions are far from ideal from an LP standpoint.