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Tantallon launches New York office


Singapore-based Tantallon Capital, which manages approximately $250 million, has opened an office in New York City, where it relocated Tariq Ahmad. Tariq is the senior advisor to the Tantallon Emerging Markets Fund – a long/short equity strategy focused on BRIC countries.

Run by Asia-investing veterans and highly regarded duo Nick Harbinson and Alex Hill, Tantallon ran more than $1 billion at its peak before the crisis (2007), and was one among a handful of home-grown billion-dollar funds in Asia. Post-crisis, the firm has been trying to rebuild its asset base, and sources expect a good scale-up given the