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Ex-Goldman man Ghani to team up with Lone Pine veteran


Tanvir Ghani, the former head of capital introduction for Asia-Pacific at Goldman Sachs, is joining hands with Lone Pine Capital veteran Eashwar Krishnan to launch an Asia-focused hedge fund out of Hong Kong. The fund size could be significant, indicate sources.

Ghani left Goldman Sachs in November last year and the team-up with Krishnan is aimed at replicating the success of a number of ex-Goldman Sachs colleagues, particularly star prop trader Morgan Tze, who have successfully launched their funds in the past two years, according to sources that AsiaHedge spoke to.

Tze’s fund at Azentus Capital launched in April this