Monthly Archives: February 2018

OP Investment Management has announced its partnership with China CR Capital to launch the CR Wellington AI Fund SPC, a Cayman fund managed by Ray Ko. The quant fund will deploy a series of market neutral and arbitrage strategies and will invest in highly liquid securities in multiple exchanges worldwide including Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Japan, USA and the UK. The fund PM Ray Ko has extensive experience in trading and asset management having served as Head of Proprietary Trading and Portfolio Strategies at Paine Webber and UBS respectively.

According to Eurekahedge, Asia ex-Japan hedge funds started the year on a positive note, up 3.72% for the month with underlying Greater China focused funds up 7.82% over the same period while India focused hedge funds were down 0.50% during the month. The Asian hedge fund space expanded by US$24.8 billion in 2017 through a combination of investor flows and performance driven gains.

Matthew Cartwright

Matthew Cartwright

Matthew Cartwright has left broker Saxo Markets to join Fund One as a COO. Fund One runs a systematic global macro fund on the Swiss-Asia platform in Singapore. Prior to joining Saxo in 2015, Cartwright was a co-founder of investOrbit and also served as head of risk management at ADM Capital in Hong Kong.

Takuma Watanabe

Takuma Watanabe

Takuma Watanabe has joined Folger Hill Asset Management in Hong Kong as a portfolio manager. He was most recently a portfolio manager at Tokyo Star Bank in Japan. Earlier he was at NewSmith Japan, Fortis Investments and Bank of Yokohama.

Gaurav Gupta

Gaurav Gupta

Gaurav Gupta, a Henley Executive Hedge Fund Program graduate, has joined hedge fund Auroville Investment Management in Hong Kong as a trader. He was most recently at Deutsche Bank and earlier at JP Morgan. Auroville’s Asia-focused global equity long/short fund was launched in 2017 by Amar Anand (ex-Tybourne Capital).