22 Feb '11, 7am

Start-ups spark jobs growth in Hong Kong hedge fund sector

New hedge funds in Hong Kong, rather than established ones, are expected to generate most of the vacancies in the sector this year. “We saw more players coming from the UK and US in 2010. This isn’t slowing down, it’s an upward trend," says Christina Ng, manager, financial services, Robert Walters. Of course, these being hedge funds, the number of jobs they create is limited. “While new funds set up in HK last year, they are all very small in terms of headcount. If more than 50 new people with experience were relocated to HK last year, that would be quite a lot,” says Matthew Hoyle, director of search firm Matthew Hoyle International. A typical start-up usually only employs about four people at first: two founders (CEO and COO/CFO); an office manager; and a junior operations/finance person. It then hires traders, analysts and extra ops staff when needed Yet even such a sma...

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