Protecting the downside takes care of the upside, says hedge fund manager

Steve Howell of Basis Capital in Sydney talks about the firm''s multi-strategy regional hedge fund and explains why it is up 13.2% annually.

Chief investment officer of Basis Capital, Steve Howell, runs two multi-strategy Asian focused hedge funds. Here he discusses the firm's strategy, his views on capacity restraints and the trials of fund raising.

FinanceAsia Your stated investment philosophy is to identify mispriced securities. Just how easy is it to do this in Asia

Howell It is made easier if you have the necessary skill set. Our team is made up of people who have investment banking backgrounds and have lived and worked in Asia during various periods in their careers. The best way to seek out these opportunities is to put Asia-Pacific in the context of the rest of the world and avoid swimming in...

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