Monthly Archives: October 2013

Miyoko Taniguchi has left BlackRock, where she worked in Tokyo and New York, to join Och-Ziff in Hong Kong.

On Monday 21st October, HFC’s Stefan Nilsson and Prince Andreas von Liechtenstein hosted another successful Hedge Funds Club networking event for Asia’s hedge fund managers and investors at Club Lusitano in Hong Kong. The evening’s sponsors were Ogier, S&P Capital IQ, TSI International Group, SuMi Trust Global Asset Services, FactSet and Vistra Fund Services.

Geoffrey Barker, who recently left Ballingal Investment Advisors in Hong Kong, is launching an Asian macro fund in a JV with City Financial. Neil Scrase, another former Ballingal person who has also worked at Doric and Gottex, will also be part of the team in a business development role.

Janice Tang has left Ortus Capital Management in Hong Kong to join Nipun Capital in San Francisco. She was previously with Highbridge and JP Morgan’s private bank.

Tina Tong has left Peak Capital in Hong Kong where she has been a director focused on capital raising since 2006.

Gabriel Fong has left Och-Ziff in Hong Kong where he was Head of Private Investments in Asia. He has spent almost eight years at Och-Ziff and earlier in his career he was at Goldman Sachs, DLJ and Morgan Stanley.

David Nesbitt has joined Justin Klintberg’s Hong Kong-based KIma Capital Management as CEO. His earlier career has included stints at EIM and HSBC.

Harry Steel has left his gig as an analyst of alternative investments at Mercer in Hong Kong. Destination unknown.

Rebecca Cheng, who left Mitsui-owned Japan Alternative Investment last year, has reportedly joined Pine River Captal in Hong Kong. Earlier in her career she worked at Merrill Lynch and Capital Partners.

Connie Lo has joined Brooke Capital in Hong Kong in an operations role. She joins from Horizon Capital where she has worked since 2005.