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OPIM to launch Button Growth Fund

Monday, September 02, 2019

B. G., Opalesque Geneva for New Managers:

OP Investment Management (OPIM), Asia's leading emerging hedge fund platform, is partnering with Hong Kong-based Button Investment Management to launch Button Growth Fund, a long/short equity hedge fund that primarily invests in U.S., Hong Kong, and mainland China markets. The Fund is managed by Mr. Yunye Lu, who draws his approach from his poker playing and risk management experience.

Before launching the Fund, Mr. Lu was a portfolio manager at HJY Capital Advisors, where he managed a long/short equity fund for three years. He began his career at Daiwa Capital as an equity analyst. Before transitioning to asset management, he was a software engineer.

Mr. Lu was also a professional poker player from 2012 to 2016, participating in cash games and tournaments around Asia; he got to second place in one of the leading regional competitions.

Fund strategy: a choice of risk

The Fund is Cayman-domiciled and for professional investors only. Applying a fundamental bottom-up approach, the portfolio will target cyclical and strategically sound companies which exhibit economic moat. It will also short stocks that are overvalued or show deteriorated upward momentum.

"While we maintain a dynamic approach to portfoli......................

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