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EVO Capital Management Asia hires former JP Morgan head Michael Green

Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Opalesque Industry Update - EVO Capital Management Asia Limited has made a key senior hire, appointing Michael Green as Head of Asian Trading. Mr. Green will be responsible for continuing to build out Asian trading strategies for EVO as well as being a senior figure to manage industry relationships. He will be based in Hong Kong.

Mr. Green's move further strengthens EVO's expertise in Asia, according to a company statement. Evolution Financial Group’s founder Michael Lerch noted that "As the interest in equities across the region further intensifies due to the ongoing structural deregulation and growth, Mr. Green will play a key role in expanding EVO's platform. He brings a wealth of industry and regional experience with him to the role."

Prior to joining EVO, Mr. Green was the Head of Asia-Pacific Cash Trading and Execution Services at JP Morgan in Hong Kong. He was responsible for trading desks in Japan, Australia, and Hong Kong including the syndicate business for deal pricing. Mr. Green also worked at Merrill Lynch in Asia for over thirteen years where he held a number of management roles including Head of Regional Trading and Head of Japan Equities.

The Evolution Financial Group is comprised of a group of companies across the globe that advises on an array of specialised investment funds that span industries, geographies, and asset classes including proprietary hedge funds, private equity investments, real estate and consumer lending funds. The Evolution Financial Group serves both institutions and private clients, delivering exceptional returns to investors through a disciplined, technology-orientated approach. Since the founding of the first company in the Evolution Financial Group in 2002, it has continuously refined its investment strategy and leveraged its entrepreneurial drive, unique investment style, and expansive relationships to focus on opportunistic and tactical investments across global markets. EVO and its affiliates are staffed with more than 400 employees in offices across the globe.

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