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The Derivative

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Welcome to The Derivative by RCM Alternatives, where we dive into what makes alternative investments go, analyze the strategies of unique hedge fund managers, and chat with interesting guests from across the investment world. Hosted by RCM Managing Partner, Jeff Malec, join us to take a ride through… read more


5 Asia/China Focused Hedge Funds, 1 Podcast!

We recently wrapped up our virtual conference: “Capitalizing on China’s Growth: Opening the Door for Investors and Managers” where we had some great one-on-one interviews with hedge fund managers operating in Asia and live in mainland China markets, including futures. We pulled the best nuggets from each individual manager and mashed them into the ultimate pod on different strategy nuances across AI models, fixed income trading, stock picking A Shares, systematic trading of China futures markets, and more. Hear from the pros with boots on the ground in Hong Kong, Shanghai, and the rest of Asia – as they unpack tips and tricks for these unique markets.

Podcast Chapters:

2:37: Stephan Zhou – Partner, Shanghai Mingshi Investment Management
18:21: Desmond How – Head of Fixed Income, GaoTeng
48:15: Michelle Leung – Chief Executive Officer, Xingtai
1:11:02:  Alison Zhao – Head of Business Development, AP Capital Management
1:29:07: Brent Belote – CEO & Portfolio Manager, Cayler Capital

& if the mashup wasn’t enough, you can listen to the whole interview with each manager here:

  Mingshi Investment Mangement
  AP Capital Mangement
  JinZhiShang Strategy 21 (Cayler Capital)

If you’re an accredited investor and you’re interested in having a one-on-one or group session Q&A with one of the managers below, register for OPIM Connect: Cap Intro Event. Register here.

And last but not least, don't forget to subscribe to The Derivative, and follow us on Twitter, or LinkedIn, and Facebook, and sign-up for our blog digest.

Disclaimer: This podcast is provided for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon as legal, business, or tax advice. All opinions expressed by podcast participants are solely their own opinions and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of RCM Alternatives, their affiliates, or companies featured. Due to industry regulations, participants on this podcast are instructed not to make specific trade recommendations, nor reference past or potential profits. And listeners are reminded that managed futures, commodity trading, and other alternative investments are complex and carry a risk of substantial losses. As such, they are not suitable for all investors. For more information, visit

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