Launches & Closures

Credit Suisse FX team primed for $100m launch in March


The spinout of Credit Suisse’s FX Global Strategic Trading Group in Singapore, led by its former head, Charlie Chan Wai Kheong, is understood to be targeted for mid-March.

Charlie Chan Capital Partners is expected to launch its flagship Asian macro fund with no less than $100 million in assets, given significant investor interest generated by Chan’s track record at Credit Suisse, where he ran a sizable book as a star FX and credit trader. He is understood to be building out a highly institutionalised platform in Singapore.

The fund is expected to trade FX, rates, credit, commodities and