GaoTeng is an asset management company with the strategic backing of Tencent Holdings and Hillhouse Capital Group. It has a multi-award-winning Greater China focus equity long/short strategy that aims to deliver strong risk-adjusted returns throughout the market cycles.

The question of “Is China still investable?” has been heatedly debated among global investors, as China equities have been facing several headwinds from regulatory shifts, as well as Covid-related uncertainties.

Drawing on Distinctive and Exceptional career history through SAC Capital, Goldman Sachs, and Millennium, Daniel Li - Equity CIO of GaoTeng Global Asset Management Limited, is a hedge fund veteran focused on China-related equities and has developed a unique investment philosophy that is Strategically Driven by Macro, Fundamentally Rooted in Value and Systematically Exploiting Quantitative Trading to Maximize Return Potential.


Throughout his 20 years of investment and research journey, he has been successfully navigating many cycles and is known as a veteran to obtain potential absolute returns in volatile markets.

Join us to hear Daniel share his thoughts on all China-related trend topics that will shape the market going forward.

  • Is China still investable despite challenges?
  • All eyes on China National Party Congress Meeting: key directions and implications
  • Where do they see the most attractive opportunity set?
  • Has the US equity market been priced in recession risk, or are we expecting further downturns?
  • Views on Russia/Ukraine conflict escalation

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Daniel Li

Chief Investment Officer (Equity)

Daniel has 20 years of experience in asset management and global hedge funds.

Before joining GaoTeng, he was the founder and CIO of Milvus Capital. Previously, Daniel served as Head of Equity Investment at DH Fund Management, Portfolio Manager at Millennium, Executive Director at Goldman Sachs, and Trader at SAC Capital. In 2021, his Equity Long/Short Strategy has been awarded as Outstanding Achiever (Long/Short Equity in Alternatives) in BENCHMARK Fund of the Year Awards (Hong Kong).

He also won the One-Year Overseas Golden Bull Private Hedge Fund Investment Manager (Equity Hedge) in the First Overseas Golden Bull Fund Awards organized by China Securities Journal in 2017.

Daniel holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Tongji University. He obtained a Master’s Degree in Economics from Fudan University and a Master’s Degree in Computational Finance from Carnegie Mellon University.

Liam Poole

Chief Operating Officer

With more than 10-years of experience in the investment software and data industry, Liam's primary focus is on managing day-to-day operations across the business to ensure that Allocator effectively serves its clients as the leading intelligence platform for institutional investors.

Before joining Allocator, Liam was responsible for building out global client service operations for Morningstar Inc. and built high-performing support and customer success teams across EMEA and APAC. Liam went on to hold several Sales Director roles, most notably managing some of the top global client accounts outside of the U.S. for Morningstar Inc., and spent a great deal of his time enhancing and building sales and marketing operations for the business.

Liam holds a Bcom in Investment Management & Marketing from Stellenbosch University.

Who are Allocator

Allocator is a data technology company, providing integrated data management, analytics and workflow solutions to the alternative investments industry. We empower private capital investors to boost efficiency and accuracy by transforming their operations and research processes. Our world-class analytics platform provides allocators easy access to all their investment data in a standardised and consolidated format, allowing them to focus on their core investment activities

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