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Mesirow hires local for new HK office


Mesirow Financial Hong Kong has hired Muj Ali as managing director of the Hong Kong office. As part of Mesirow’s global strategy, Ali will be responsible for building and strengthening relationships with the Asia-based clients of the firm’s $14.7 billion fund of hedge funds Mesirow Advanced Strategies.

Before joining the Chicago-headquartered firm, Ali held several executive positions dealing with client relations at Morgan Stanley in Hong Kong. Prior to that, he was vice president of global distribution as well as product development and marketing with Credit Suisse.

“We opened our Hong Kong office in October with investment and