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News: Vivienne Lu joins Fidelity

Vivienne Lu

Vivienne Lu



Vivienne Lu, a graduate of the Henley Executive Hedge Fund Program, has left Bank of America Merrill Lynch to join Fidelity International in Singapore as its new APAC Conduct & Ethics Manager.

News: Jonathan Candy joins Brevan Howard

Jonathan Candy has been appointed Co-CEO of Brevan Howard’s Singapore operations. Candy was most recently CEO of Graticule Asset Management in Asia. Previously he was CEO, Asia for BlueCrest Capital Management in Singapore, a firm he initially joined as a trader in London in 2005.

News: Wilson Er and David Law join Kamet Partners

Wilson Er has joined multi-family office Kamet Partners in Singapore. Er was most recently Portfolio Manager at Rockpool Capital in Hong Kong where he managed a systematic long/short portfolio. Earlier he has worked at Nuvest Capital, Alphadyne Asset Management, Fortress Investment Group and JP Morgan. Kamet has also hired David Law who joins from Asset Management One where he was an Investment Analyst. Previously, Law was at Bank of China, Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management and HSBC. Kamet is expanding – the firm has made several additional hires recently and there are plans to recruit more people.

News: Johnny Chen returns to CSM Capital

Johnny Chen

Johnny Chen



Johnny Chen has recently left the family office of the founder of Country Garden to return full time to CSM Capital to focus on regional long/short equities. Previously, Chen has worked as acting CFO of JHL Biotech and as CIO of Central China International Asset Management. Earlier, he worked at JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley.

News: Wolver Hill’s Chuen joins Eurizon

Eurizon Capital has also appointed Ken Chuen as COO for Asia. Chuen was most recently COO for Wolver Hill Asset Management in Hong Kong and was earlier COO of Matchpoint Investment Management.

News: Sean Debow new Asia CEO at Eurizon

Sean Debow

Sean Debow



Sean Debow has been appointed CEO of Eurizon Capital in Hong Kong. Eurizon is the asset management company of the Intesa Sanpaolo Group and it has stakes in China-related firms Penghua Fund Management and Yi Tsai. Debow was most recently CIO of an investment team at Swiss-Asia Asset Management. Previously he was CIO of Asiya Investments and Founder of Matchpoint Investment Management. Earlier in his career, he has worked at Ivory Capital, Olympus Capital Asia, UBS and Merrill Lynch Investment Managers.

News: Nicholas Hulme leaves Unigestion

Nicholas Hulme

Nicholas Hulme


Nicholas Hulme, General Manager in Asia for Swiss asset manager Unigestion, has left the firm he joined in 2007. He originally joined the firm in Geneva and transferred to Singapore in 2010. He started his career at Citi after having graduated from the University of Manchester. No word yet on Hulme’s next destination.

News: Jonny Abrams has joined Nulend

Jonny Abrams, formerly Head of Investor Relations of KIS Capital Partners in Sydney, has become a special project consultant at Nulend, a lender specialising in property finance.

News: Aman Kashyap has joined L1 Capital

Aman Kashyap

Aman Kashyap


Sydney-based Aman Kashyap has joined L1 Capital as an Investment Specialist. Kashyap most recently spent three and a half years as a Director – Wholesale Sales at Prodigy Investment Partners. Earlier in his career, he has worked at Ophir Asset Management, NAB Asset Management, OnePath, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Colonial First State. L1 is a global investment manager with offices in Australia, New York and London. It manages hedge funds as well as other strategies.

News: China hedge funds up in May

The Eurekahedge Greater China Long Short Equities Hedge Fund Index was up 0.82% in May, outperforming the Hang Seng and CSI 300 by 7.65% and 1.98% respectively, as the region’s equity markets were adversely affected by the ongoing political unrest in Hong Kong.