Monthly Archives: February 2016

Markus Thielen (ex-Millennium, JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley) has set up Jomon Investment Management in Hong Kong. The firm will shortly launch an Asian-biased global macro strategy.

Yvonne Wong

Yvonne Wong

Shanghai-headquartered Elevation Capital, founded by Nathan Wang (ex-Magnolia Capital) in 2015, is expanding in Hong Kong with the addition of a COO based there. They have hired Yvonne Wong (ex-State Street, Thaddeus Capital, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch) for the role.

Greater China hedge funds were down 5.76% in January while Japanese hedge funds lost 2.71%, according to Eurekahedge.

Simon Hwang

Simon Hwang

Simon Hwang has joined China Everbright in Hong Kong as an investment director. He was most recently founder and CIO of Pangu Capital. Before launching Pangu, he was at Ludgate Hill Capital Management and earlier at JP Morgan, Ramius Capital, Sterling Johnston Capital Management and Robertson Stephens.

Toshio Kobayashi

Toshio Kobayashi

Toshio Kobayashi has joined IFM Investors in Tokyo as an Associate Director. He most recently had stints at Credit Suisse and Russell following a number of years with PineBridge Investments/AIG where he focused on hedge fund investments. Earlier he was at Mizuho Corporate Bank and Sumitomo Life Insurance. He started his career as a precious metals trader at Tomen Corporation.