Samena's eclectic mix of talent lays strong foundation for growth in Asia
Mon Nov 23, 2009
Samena Capital uses a combination of some of the best
brains in alternatives business and asset management expertise
to build a value oriented and relationships-driven alternatives
When Samena Capital was set up in February 2008 by arguably
some of best known entrepreneurial and asset management names
in the SAMENA (Sub continent Asia, the Middle East and North
Africa) region, many in the hedge fund circuits were intrigued
by what appeared to be anything but a standard hedge fund
model. These were not large prop traders or second generation
hedge fund managers setting up shop, rather business builders,
deal makers and corporate leaders teaming up with seasoned
investment managers to try and create a multi-strategy platform
for best of the breed managers/investments. They also faced an
uphill task raising assets for their maiden Special Situations
Fund amidst the toughest global economic and capital raising
environment in decades.
ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H
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