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Monthly Archives: February 2014
Carl Vine (ex-SAC) is setting up the Port Meadow fund backed by Dymon Asia Capital. It’ll be an Asia-biased global equity long/short strategy.
Monica Hsiao (ex-CQS) is launching a new long/short credit fund in Hong Kong. The Triada Asia Credit Opportunities Fund is part of Insite Capital.
Gregard Heje (ex-Asia head of Ziff Brothers Investments) is launching a hedge fund in Hong Kong together with some of his old colleagues. Kontiki Capital Management will have the Ziff family office as an anchor investor.
The Asian hedge fund industry has grown to US$112.3 billion according to HFR. US$4.2bn of new capital was invested in the last quarter of 2013.
Diego Cuenca has left his gig as an investment analyst at multi-family office ALPS Advisory in Hong Kong.
Japanese investment bank Nomura has made a US$205m profit by selling its stake in Fortress Investment Group. Nomura sold a 12% stake for US$363.4m seven years after acquiring it.
Sean Pepper (ex-UBS, NAB) has joined Asian value hedge fund Tor Investment Management in Hong Kong as an executive director.
Long-time Hedge Funds Club supporter and sponsor Stephen “Huggy” Huggins has sadly passed away in Tokyo at the age of 47. Rest in peace, Huggy.