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Monthly Archives: March 2013
Tsukasa Shimoda (ex-Morgan Stanley) plans to start the Galleyla Fund, a Japan-focused strategy on UMJ’s hedge fund platform in Tokyo.
Hong Kong based Ascalon Capital Managers, a unit of Australia’s Westpac Banking
Corporation, has acquired a 30% stake in Singapore-based RV Capital Management and made an investment in the firm’s flagship Asia Opportunity Fund. The new AUM figure is US$50m.
Kurt Baker has joined Millennium Partners as its new head of business development in Asia. Prior to joining Millennium, Kurt was the co-founder of JT Capital Management and earlier in his carrer he spent 19 years at Morgan Stanley.
The Eurekahedge Asia ex-Japan Hedge Fund Index returned an estimated +0.42% in February which brings YTD to +4.32%.
The Eurekahedge Japan Hedge Fund Index returned an estimated +2.41% in February which brings YTD to +7.07%.
AQG Capital Management in Singapore has been seeded by South Korea’s Hyundai Securities. AQG is led by Dr Kim Hong-shik (ex-ABN AMRO, K39 and Minsoo Seo (ex-Korea Investment Corporation).
Pierre Prunier, who recently left Seekers Advisors, has joined multi-family office Oclaner Asset Management as Head of Direct Investments.
Priscilla Phoon has left Value Partners. She worked in business development for the firm in both Singapore and Hong Kong.