„Hai Xin and Risk Books continue to rigorously address key concerns and opportunities that currency exposure to international investing offers when institutional investors go global. Whether you want to risk manage or seek alpha returns in your global portfolio, this well researched practical guide to currency overlay is a must read for CIOs and their teams.“ Michael D. Huttman, Chairman of Millennium Global Investments Ltd „With this Second Edition , Hai Xin makes again a very strong case for why global investors should look at the currency component of their portfolios separately. An essential reference book for anyone who needs to understand the nuts and bolts of currency management, to reduce an unwanted risk and turn it into new opportunities.“ Helie d’Hautefort, CEO of Overlay Asset Management „Dr Hai Xin’s Second Edition of a practical guide to currency overlay contains well-researched solutions to many questions faced by investors as they constantly grapple with ever increasing and complex issues relating to the management of currency risks inherent in their international investments. Comprehensive and prudent currency risk management is essential to protect and enhance capital in any international portfolio. The solutions given in his book are practical, comprehensive, and balanced. Highly recommended.“ Felix Stephen, Manager Investment Strategy & Research – Advance Investment Solutions ( A member of the BT Financial Group) Sydney, Australia.
Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende
Hai Xin Hai Xin is a freelance consultant based in Hong Kong. He had been a managing director and head of Asia Pacific at Overlay Asset Management (OAM), part of BNP Paribas group between 2005 and 2012. Before that, Hai Xin worked for the investment bank of UBS (and also previously for Swissbank Corporation, SBC Warburg, SBC Warburg Dillon Read, Warburg Dillon Read, and UBS Warburg) in a variety of positions: financial engineer within the Foreign Exchange division, advising corporations and institutional investors on currency hedging and investment issues; „permanent insider“ within the Corporate Finance division, advising on currency risk management in cross-border merger and acquisition transactions; originator within Equity Capital Market Group dealing with Hong Kong and overseas initial public offerings (IPOs) as well as equity block trades by Chinese companies. Prior to joining UBS he worked as a researcher at AstraZeneca Treasury and as a relief producer for various current affairs programmes at the BBC World Service. Before leaving for Hong Kong, Hai also opened his own tofu factory based in the UK. Hai obtained his PhD in quantitative finance from Imperial College, London, and an MSc in economics from the London School of Economics, both part of the University of London. His bachelor’s degree was in electronics and information science, from the University of Science and Technology of China. Hai has been a visiting scholar of the Department of Finance at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology since 2010, lecturing on statistics as well as investment banking. Previously, Hai has published Currency Overlay: A Practical Guide (2nd edition, 2011) with Risk Books. Hai has also written three finance and investment books aimed at the lay reader in China: one being a general introduction to finance and investment, the other two about quantitative investment and high-frequency trading.