Forsyth Partners has appointed Chi Hao Lee as Director of Sales for Hong Kong and <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Singapore.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
Forsyth Partners now has offices in Hong Kong and South Korea, and is in the process of opening a representative office in Taiwan.
He joins from DBS Vickers where he co-founded and co-managed the Asian Hedge Fund Desk. Previous to that he spent five years as an analyst, firstly covering the Asia region for the Daiwa Institute of Research, and subsequently providing macro and technical analysis on Asia, Latin America and EEMEA for CLSA Emerging Markets.
Guy Medcraft, Regional Sales Director for Hong Kong, said: "It is this powerful combination of a strong background in research plus his expertise in hedge funds that makes Chi Hao a perfect fit for Forsyth Partners.
"Forsyth Partners' heritage lies in in-depth, independent research, both in the traditional and alternative fund industries, and now our own range of funds of funds, driven by the research, has proved extremely successful with investors globally. Chi Hao understands the benefits an independent research-driven approach brings to investors and he will significantly enhance Forsyth Partners' expansion in the Asia region."
Chi Hau Lee holds a BSc honours degree in Mathematics and an MSc in Investment Management.
Forsyth Partners is a global asset management and fund research group with offices in the UK, Jersey, Cape Town, Hong Kong, Zurich, Seoul and Dubai. Clients extend to over 600 companies in over 55 countries. Forsyth's range of international offshore hedge, equity and bond funds are all managed on a fund of funds basis.