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According to Eurekahedge: Asian hedge funds continue their struggle in 1H 2018 with losses of 0.61%, though outperforming underlying markets as the MSCI AC Asia Pacific Index (Local) posted losses of 3.47%. Japan mandated hedge funds are down 2.70% in 1H 2018, ahead of the 4.77% loss posted by underlying markets as captured by the Tokyo Topix Index.
Keiko Sydenham has joined Blackstone in Tokyo as a managing director focused on business development and investor relations. Most recently she has worked for seven years at JP Morgan Asset Management where she has focused on alternative investments. Earlier she has worked at Russell, Orix Investment Corporation, HC Asset Management and Primerica.
According to Eurekahedge: Hedge funds posted their second consecutive month of gains, up 0.33% in May and 0.48% year-to-date. Performance has varied sharply with small to medium sized hedge funds delivering gains while funds managing in excess of US$500 million in assets seeing losses of 0.34% with their sub-group of billion dollar hedge funds declining 0.88% in May.
Asia-focused relative value fund manager Red Cliff Asia has been named Best Asian Hedge Fund of 2017 at the recent Eurekahedge Asian Hedge Fund Awards in Singapore.
Edward Moon has left Singapore and relocated to Hong Kong for a new role as Regional Head of Alternative Investments at HSBC Private Bank. Most recently, Ed was covering hedge funds and other liquid alternatives at Bank of Singapore. Prior to that, he was CEO of Ataraxia Quant Strategy, a division of Lighthouse Canton, CIO of Woori Absolute Partners and Co-CIO of family office EDGE. He started off his career at Credit Suisse First Boston and then Citibank.
Cyrus Hendry has left Aspect Capital to join Niatross Investments in Hong Kong in a business development role. Cyrus started his career in London as an operations analyst at Folkes Asset Management in 2000 and then spent more than 15 years at Aspect.
Jumpei Ibuki has joined quant manager Aspect Capital in its Hong Kong office. Most recently Jumpei was a managing director with Och-Ziff in Hong Kong. Earlier he worked in Japan for Gartmore, S&P Global Ratings, Moody’s and Nippon Shinpan.
Katarina Royds has joined Benjamin Fuchs’ hedge fund firm BFAM Partners in Hong Kong in an investor relations role. Most recently Katarina was in a business development role at Westpac-owned hedge fund investor Ascalon Capital Managers. Earlier she has worked at Senrigan and Cannizaro. She started her career at Aurum Funds in London and has also had stints at Credit Agricole Alternative Asset Management and Banca Esperia. Katarina has also been a very active member of 100 Women in Finance.
Faith Toh has joined Singapore investment house Avanda Investment Management as head of the firm’s business development and marketing. Avanda’s chairman is Kok Song Ng, the former CIO of GIC. Toh has spent her career so far at JP Morgan, most recently working as VP, Client Portfolio Management in hedge fund solutions at JP Morgan Asset Management.