Monthly Archives: December 2013

Johnny Chen is leaving his gig as an investment analyst at Wing Lung Asset Management in Hong Kong to join CSM Capital. Earlier in his career he has had stints at JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley and Altima Partners.

Scott Roney, who has been in charge of the Japanese investor market for DE Shaw, is leaving the firm.

Ronald Falls, Jr, who until earlier this year was general counsel and chief compliance officer at 3 Degrees Asset Management in Singapore, has relocated to California to join Post Advisory Group as corporate counsel.

Lucia Lau has left her IR role at Gottex Penjing Asset Management in Hong Kong to join SAIL Advisors.

Kieran Murphy, most recently Head of Operational Due Diligence Asia at Hermes BPK Partners and earlier at Caliburn Capital Partners in Singapore, has moved to Hong Kong to join Bank of America Merrill Lynch as a Vice President, Prime Brokerage Consulting.

Anthony Sawtell has joined Dymon Asia. He was most recently at LionRock Capital and before that Davidson Kempner. He started his career as an analyst at Deutsche Bank.

Harry Steel, who recently left Mercer in Hong Kong, has joined HSBC Private Bank’s alternative investment group.

Daren Riley, who shut down his hedge fund firm Riley Paterson Investment Management earlier this year, has joined CLSA in Singapore in an equity sales role. His former business partner Stewart Paterson is nowadays a partner at Tiburon Partners in London.

According to Eurekahedge, Japanese hedge funds are up 24.08% YTD as of the end of November while Greater China focused hedge funds are up 17.82%.

 

Braid Capital, set up in Singapore by Qiang Dai (ex-Capula) and John Parkin (ex-Aspect), plans to launch a CTA in early 2014.