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Indus/Morgan Stanley start Asian long/short UCITS fund

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Morgan Stanley has teamed up with highly-regarded Asian and global equity specialist Indus Capital Partners to launch the fifth hedge fund strategy under the investment bank’s UCITS Irish umbrella, FundLogic Alternatives.

The new Indus PacifiChoice Asia Fund will offer access to a long/short equity strategy focused on the Asia Pacific region including Australia and Japan. The investment managers are using Morgan Stanley’s Irish-domiciled FundLogic Alternatives Platform.

Indus Capital Partners is a New York-headquartered internationally focused long/short equity group founded in 2000 by former Soros partners David Kowitz and Sheldon Kasowitz.  The firm has a highly successful 10-year track record