Posts tagged with ‘Japan’

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Tribridge To Launch New pan-Asia Hedge Fund

July 20, 2009

Tribridge Investment Partners Ltd., a Hong Kong-based hedge fund manager, said Monday it will launch a new fund in August and hired John Liptak, former head of Bank of America Corp’s Asia special situations group, to run it. The new fund will have a pan-Asia focus and seek to identify mispriced or undervalued securities due to […]

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Yet another Hedge Fund starts in Singapore: GCS Capital Management

July 13, 2009

At that point, it is more than a trend… Stephen Satchell, the former Tokyo- based head of Asian proprietary credit trading at Credit Suisse Group AG, plans to start an Asia-focused credit hedge fund as early as this month. The GCS Asian Opportunity Fund I will offer “small-to- medium sized” loans, mostly with an equity […]

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Darwin Japan Hedge Fund Returns 31% Since January on Small Caps

July 10, 2009

Darwin Capital Premier LS1 Fund, a hedge fund investing in Japanese stocks, has returned 31 percent since opening to investors in January as bets on companies including JP-Holdings Inc. and Daiken Medical Co. paid off. The fund, advised by DarWin Capital Partners Ltd., began on Jan. 20 after running under a limited partnership structure since […]

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Nomura plans global prime broking business to serve Hedge Fund

July 6, 2009

Japan’s Nomura Holdings  plans to launch a global prime brokerage business by September as the financial crisis has created room for new players to serve hedge funds, a senior executive said on Monday. “We think prime brokerage is a very interesting opportunity because of what happened in the industry this past year,” Siggi Thorkelsson, Nomura’s […]