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Quest’s Barnett launches pan-Asian sibling to high performing Thai Focused Equity fund

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

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By Beverly Chandler, Opalesque London:

Quest Management Inc’s Doug Barnett is set to launch a pan-Asian ex-Japan hedge fund, the Greyhound Asia Fund, to run alongside his existing single country fund, the Thai Focused Equity Fund. Barnett was interviewed for Opalesque TV in 2011, detailing his 3111% return over 21 years in the Thai Focused Equity Fund.

The new fund will be managed by Sergej Belozorov, formerly a researcher on the Thai Focused Equity fund. Barnett says: "I was impressed by Sergej's ability to do detailed research on Thai companies, his investment style was very similar to mine - concentrated portfolio, deep understanding of the portfolio companies - and after two years working directly for me and going to company visits together, I was comfortable with his investment approach".

Barnett decided to apply Belozorov’s six years of investment experience in the wider Asia ex Japan market to run Quest's direct investments in listed Asian companies and seeded the project with $1 million.

"Based on his success, I added four times to my investment with Sergej and he himself has already invested all of his liquid net worth in the fund. Over the last 18 months, Sergej has managed to make a 20.1% gain while the Asia ex Japan index (MXASJ) gained +9.5%, a significant outperformance by an......................

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