Singapore-based GFIA offers non-discretionary advisory services for hedge fund and absolute return investors. Established in 1998 as a hedge fund consulting firm (and therefore the longest-established hedge fund consultant in Asia), GFIA has added asset allocation and expertise in real assets to its core skill of evaluating complex investment propositions. GFIA retains a strong focus on Asia and the world’s emerging markets.
GFIA’s services include advising clients on their allocations to external managers, providing strategic advice and market intelligence, and carrying out due diligence. GFIA fund due diligence and manager searches is a lengthy procedure that involves in-house research, several stages of meetings and qualitative assessments.
GFIA does not provide marketing or distribution services to funds.
GFIA’s work and opinions are fully objective – historically all of GFIA’s revenues have come from investors and allocators; it does not act for managers, and receives no fees or rebates from any external service providers. It extends this reputation for fiduciary clarity to clients, who can expect their interests to dominate GFIA’s decision making.
GFIA is majority-owned by its principals and clients, and has no corporate or banking affiliations.
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