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Everest hires ex-Orchard portfolio manager


The $1.8 billion emerging market specialist Everest Capital has hired Jennifer Fan, a former portfolio manager at Hong Kong-based Orchard Capital Partners, to take responsibility for investment management and research in the Asia-Pacific region. The move comes close on the heels of the firm hiring Richard Howard from fund of hedge funds group, Caliburn Capital Partners, to head investor relations in Asia.

Fan joins as managing director in Everest Capital’s Singapore office, and comes with over 10 years of experience in investment analysis and investment banking. She was a portfolio manager at Orchard Capital, where she had worked