Launches & Closures

Athos event-driven team up and running as managers target assets of $600 million

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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 that 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