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SEEDERS & PLATFORMS: OPIM Partners launches Prime Lens 35 mm Fund for professional hedge fund investors

 

OPIM Partners launches Prime Lens 35 mm Fund for professional hedge fund investors

OP Investment Management (OPIM) is partnering with Prime Lens Capital to launch Prime Lens 35 mm Fund, which is Cayman-domiciled, for professional investors only.

According to a press release from the Asia"s hedge fund platform, the fund will run a long-short equity strategy, investing primarily in Greater China and US markets. Prime Lens is OPIM"s fourth launch in 2018.

"To capture growth opportunities, the Fund will invest in listed companies that have China related exposures across global markets," it said.

The release quoted Xi Luo, the portfolio manager, quoted as saying: "We prefer to look at China equities in terms of its relationship to the world and its partners, not just the domestic story. Its latest chapter of its economic evolution story, be it consumption upgrade, made in China 2025, one belt one road, or the internet of things, is just beginning, we are optimistic at China"s long-term growth."

Luo said that he intends to maintain a diversified balanced risk/reward portfolio with low net exposure to manage downside risk.

Alvin Fan, Chief Executive Officer of OP Investment Management said that he is bullish about the fund. He added: "Xi came from one of Asia"s top 5 performing hedge funds of 2017, so we couldn"t be more excited to be working with him on his new strategy. This is an excellent opportunity for investors looking to access emerging talent on launch."

Xi Luo is the Director and Founder of Prime Lens Capital. Prior to this, he was the Portfolio Manager at Parantoux Capital and was responsible for portfolio performance and risk.

OPIM is a leading Hong Kong based asset management company established and licensed since 2004 with Hong Kong ......................

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