Launches & Closures

New Athos event driven team aims for $600m in assets

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Athos Asia Event Driven Fund, an event-driven fund seeded by Ascalon Capital, a subsidiary of Westpac Banking Corp in Australia, is understood to have started trading in April.

Sources in the market say its managers are looking to grow it to assets of $600 million before ‘hard-closing’ to new subscriptions.

Athos Capital is an alternative investment manager founded by Centaurus and Tiresias/Omni veterans Matthew Moskey and Erik Senko, together with Fred Schulte-Hillen, formerly of Black Link’s Capital and Polygon Investment.

The fund invests in liquid equity and equity-linked products with exposures focused on liquid and transparent markets such