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Hedge Funds Build Up Manpower in Asia

Global headhunting firm Whitney Group says the demand for new hires is increasing exponentially, especially for funds setting up offices in Hong Kong

Whitney Group is a global executive search firm focused exclusively on financial services, with offices in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Its Hong Kong office, headed by managing director Niall MacDonald, recently enhanced its focus on the wealth management industry by hiring Russell Kopp as a director in October. MacDonald and Kopp spoke with AsianInvestor about the major trends in the job market in Asia's asset management industry. For an in-depth look at the overall job market environment, see the February 2008 edition of AsianInvestor magazine.

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