With nearly 30 years' experience in Asia, Knight
Asset Management's managing partner knows a good opportunity
when he sees it
Choosing to launch a hedge fund business in 2000 in an
unconventional location, like Bangkok, may be regarded as a
very brave venture. But, for Jeremy King, managing partner at
Knight Asset Management, it seemed like a perfectly good idea.
"Communications and support services have caught up with other
Asian cities, and the lifestyle is superior," says King.
Having lived in Asia since 1985, King had acquired a deep
knowledge of the Thai financial industry as well as the broader
Asian markets. From 1987 to 1997, he ran Kerry Financial
Services in Hong Kong, a joint venture with the Kuok family,
owners of the Shangri-La Hotels. After the partners sold Kerry
in 1997, King decided to concentrate exclusively on fund
In 2000, after establishing Knight Asset Management,