Established in 1998 as a hedge fund consulting firm (and therefore the longest-established hedge fund consultant in Asia), Singapore-based GFIA’s core skill lies in evaluating complex investment propositions and their managers. 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’s focus is intensely qualitative and aims to create good investment outcomes, within clients’ internal constraints. GFIA uses risk models and quantitative tools only as supporting tools to experience and qualitative analysis.

GFIA does not provide marketing or distribution services to funds.

GFIA is privately owned, and has no corporate or banking affiliations.

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GFIA provides fiduciary, management, consulting, and research services to its clients, anchored in its expertise in the evaluation of complex investment propositions...

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Selecting Asian and emerging market managers: Philosophy & Process

While emerging markets can provide extraordinarily high directional returns from time to time, for most investors, hedged or absolute return managers provide a better risk-return…

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