Global Prime Partners (GPP), a prime brokerage boutique which specialises in supporting emerging managers, has expanded its client service capabilities in the Asian markets with the hire of investment industry veteran Rupert Street who joins the firm with immediate effect.
Street will lead GPP's growing business and client support services throughout the Asian markets region based out of Hong Kong.
He has more than two decades of financial markets and investment experience in the Asian region which includes managing his own hedge fund, running a family office, and acting in an advisory capacity to a number of Hong Kong listed companies throughout a period of rapid expansion for those firms.
Street says: “Asia is under represented in prime brokerage servicing in the small to mid cap private wealth and hedge fund sector and the opportunities for GPP to expand in the region are highly attractive."
Julian Parker, chief executive of GPP, says: "We welcome Rupert to the GPP team. Rupert has been well known to GPP for over 13 years as a hedge fund client and is well placed to assist GPP expand its marketing reach into SE Asia."