Fund launches & closures

New Tiger Asia-focused fund launching in January

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Julian Robertson’s Tiger Management is seeding a new Asia equity-focused long/short hedge fund being established by three former Tiger Asia executives. The fund is targeted to launch in January 2013.

Tiger, which has been sponsoring investment managers since 2000 and currently has approximately $2 billion invested with them, says the strategic partnership with Tiger Pacific Capital, a new investment company formed by former Tiger Asia executives Run Ye, Junji Takegami and Hoyon Hwang, will maximise opportunities available in Asia. Hoyon Hwang is not related to Bill Hwang, who founded Tiger Asia Capital.

However, the three did work before