Launches & Closures

Sentosa Capital debuts hedge fund


Sentosa Capital: (l-r) Charlie Wang, Brad Levitt, Anton Martin
Singapore-based Sentosa Capital has launched today (April 1, 2011) its first hedge fund, investing in high-grade Asian credit. The Sentosa Asian Credit Fund streaked to action with at least $40 million in seed money, mostly contributed by a listed Singaporean firm.

The outfit is run by former bankers who started Standard Chartered Bank’s fixed Income team but left to establish their own hedge fund operation. CEO Brad Levitt is the former global head for capital markets at SCB, while CIO Charlie Wang used to head credit