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Gottex to partner with Headland to provide capital and guidance for Asian hedge funds

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

Beverly Chandler, Opalesque London for New Managers:

Gottex Fund Management Sarl, the investment subsidiary of global alternative asset management group Gottex Fund Management Holdings Limited, has launched a partnership with Headland Strategic Limited, described as a new joint venture set up with founding partners Michael Garrow (formerly of Blackstone) and Johannes Kaps (formerly of Goldman Sachs) to provide strategic capital and institutional guidance to best-in-class hedge fund managers in Asia.

Gottex, which has a sizeable hedge fund team in Asia with 21 employees and significant capital committed to Asian hedge funds, will provide infrastructure, risk analytics, research and institutional services as well as take an equity interest in the company. Meanwhile, the founding partners of Headland will constitute a majority of Headland’s ownership. V-Nee Yeh, Co-Founder & Honorary Chairman of Value Partners, and other prominent investors in Asia will complete the owners’ circle and commit cornerstone capital to Headland, the company said in a statement.

Headland’s mandate is to partner selectively with top-tier investment teams to establish institutional quality hedge funds in Asia. It aims to provide meaningful long-term capital, strategic guidance on industry best practices, and value-added relationships to Asia’s new generation of independent hedge fund leaders. Headland anticipates the di......................

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