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City Financial Starts Asian Hedge Fund

May 08, 2014
JIng Chen

Independent fund manager City Financial has launched a new Asian hedge fund.

Reuters reported that U.K.-based City Financial’s Counterpoint Asia Macro Fund, which started with more than $120 million in capital, is the largest of its kind in the region over the last year.

The new fund is managed by Geoffrey Barker and aims to “achieve annual double-digit returns over the course of a cycle of 5-7 years, with low leverage and ready liquidity.”

Founded by Rob Hain and Andrew Williams, City Financial has approximately $1.3 billion in assets under management.



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