Monthly Archives: July 2012

Christopher Mikosh (ex-Goldman Sachs) has set up a fund management firm called TOR to launch a credit hedge fund. He will be joined by Patrik Edsparr (ex-JP Morgan, Citadel) and Jim Sweeney (ex-Boyer Allan).

Johan Batubara has left Indies Capital to join Falcon House Partners in Indonesia.

Jean-Noel Payer (an ex-Nomura trader) has set up Voltex Asia Capital in Hong Kong.

Hermes BPK Partners, a US$2.3bn alternative investments firm, has acquired the US$100m Caliburn Greater China Fund. The Singapore-based staff of the FoF will transfer with the fund to Hermes BPK.

Ashish Patel (ex-Barclays Capital) has joined BNP Paribas’ prime brokerage operation in Hong Kong.

Chie Furui (ex-Epic, HBK, Fortis, Barclays) has joined Arcus Investment as an IR manager.

Lily Chan, who recently left fund of hedge funds manager Archer Asia, has joined Goldman Sachs’ alternative investments team in Hong Kong.

Kiyoshi Kohsaka left Mitsui & Co. subsidiary Japan Alternative Investment to rejoin JPMorgan Asset Management in Tokyo.

Traxis Partners’ Barton Biggs has passed away at the age of 79. Rest in peace.

Eric To (ex-Syz) has joined Steve Cohen’s SAC Capital Advisors’ Hong Kong office in a business development role.