Weekly Asia News (Friday)

Weekly Asia News (Friday)
Claude Kremer, chairman of Alfi

Ching Yng Choi to head Alfi’s Asia office

The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry has appointed Ching Yng Choi as the head of its Asia office. »

Andrew Williams, CEO, City Financial

City Financial launches Asian fund of funds advised by Clontarf Capital

UK asset management firm City Financial has launched the City Financial Asian Absolute Growth Fund, its first foray into the Asian fund of funds market and its first fund primarily targeted at institutional investors.   »

Asia Pacific

ABN Amro Clearing relocates senior manager to Asia Pacific

ABN Amro Clearing is relocating Chris Lee, global head of market access and brokerage, from London to Hong Kong. »

David Gray, UBS, Head of Prime Brokerage, Asia Pacific

UBS adds five to prime brokerage division

The APAC prime brokerage division of Swiss banking giant, UBS, has been a hive of activity of late, with five new executi »

Lee Porter, Head of Liquidnet Asia-Pacific

Liquidnet’s Porter anticipates Asian regulatory convergence

New York headquartered Liquidnet, the alternative trading platform that enables buy-side institutions to effectively execute large equity orders en bloc, is busy making inroads into the Asia »

Hong Kong

Asia Head Chan leaves Fortis Prime Fund Solutions

Edith Chan, Managing Director for Asian Operations at Fortis Prime Fund Solutions »

Giselle Lee, ED and Head of Sales for Korea, Man Investments Hong Kong

Korean Teachers’ Credit Union chooses Man as hedge fund adviser

Man Investments announced this week that it has been chosen by the Korean Teachers’ Credit Union (KTCU) »

Great Wall of China

E Fund Management to launch China’s first officially registered hedge fund

China’s second-largest asset management firm, E Fund Management, is preparing to launch the mainland’s inaugu »

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BGC appoints regional head of e-commerce for Asia Pacific

BGC Partners, an intermediary to the wholesale financial markets, has appointed Vanessa Ko as director, regional head of e-commerce for Asia Pacific. »


Eze Castle Integration expands to Singapore and Geneva

Eze Castle Integration, a provider of IT services, technology and consulting to investment management firms, has opened offices in Singapore and Geneva. »

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