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Three Arrows never short of ideas with emerging markets

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

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Kyle Davies
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers:

Kyle Davies is co-founder and chairman at Three Arrows Capital, a Singapore-based hedge fund management company specializing in emerging markets. He recently talked to Matthias Knab on Opalesque TV about his fund and emerging markets.

Davies used to work at Credit Suisse on the exotic derivatives equity desk. There, he realized the extant of opportunities on the buy side and in emerging markets.

He founded Three Arrows in 2012 in San Francisco with a partner, Su Zhu. They met at high school at Phillips Academy, studied math and economics together at Columbia University, and then worked together in Hong Kong. In 2014, Lance Fithian, formerly co-head of Origination and Structuring-Asia Pacific at Newedge, joined Three Arrows as President and COO. Now the company has a staff of 24, with main offices in Singapore, and looking to expand in Europe.

"We have on boarded junior, middle and senior level personnel in all divisions," he says. "Every three to six months, the headcount grows by about 50% and we go and do on average two new markets."

Three Arrows looks at emerging markets globally, with a focus on cross-border market fragmentation.

Davies believes that emer......................

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