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Update: Emerging long-biased hedge fund expands coverage

Friday, August 18, 2017

Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers:

Left Brain Capital Management, which manages Left Brain Capital Appreciation Fund L.P., a long-biased hedge fund focused on growth, has recently expanded its investment team with the addition of two analysts: Cathy Li, who is based in New York, and Janice Quek, based in Singapore.

The hires have created new sources of investment idea generation and analysis, said the firm. "Over the last year, longer-term capital appreciation opportunities have decreased as bond pricing anomalies have tightened. That said, there are still several companies where the price is disconnected from the financials/technicals.

"Index investing has still had a hand, where sector losses have unnecessarily hurt companies with otherwise strong prospects."

The firm has also made a push into the Caribbean/Latin American market and towards family offices.

"We are attracting investors from the Caribbean and LatAm," a spokesperson told Opalesque. "We see a growing appetite among HNW investors in those regions for investments that can generate capital appreciation over a longer-term horizon as well as diversification from local bonds/investments. We, however, are not investing in LatAm/Caribbean companies as of yet. There are no plans to ex......................

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