Fund launches & closures

Sentosa Capital debuts Asia credit strategy with $40m

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The Sentosa Capital team
Singapore-based Sentosa Capital launched on 1 April its first hedge fund, investing in high-grade Asian credits. The Sentosa Asian Credit Fund kicked off 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 trading at SCB. Anton Martin, who was formerly