People Moves

Northwest completes move East to leverage arb opportunities in China, Asia


George Phillips
Northwest Investment Management will complete its transition to a fully Hong Kong-based firm with the closure of its UK operations by the end of this month.

The firm’s assets under management have reached $750 million, an increase of 150% since co-founders George Phillips and David Rogers, and other members of the Northwest team bought back the firm from RAB Capital in April 2009.

The move to Hong Kong is a statement about the firm’s ambitions in the region and the team’s belief in the opportunities that China and the rest of Asia present