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Ex-Morgan Stanley pm launches Japan fund

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Morgan Stanley Investment Management hired Feldschuh in mid-2006 to oversee the FrontPoint Japan Equity Market Neutral Fund and the FrontPoint Enhanced Japanese Market Neutral Fund.

A year after leaving Morgan Stanley, where he was the first portfolio manager hired for the firm’s in-house hedge fund platform, Michael Feldschuh has resurfaced with Aristarc Capital, and plans to launch a Japan equity market-neutral strategy in the first quarter.

Morgan Stanley Investment Management hired Feldschuh in mid-2006 to oversee the FrontPoint Japan Equity Market Neutral Fund and the FrontPoint Enhanced Japanese Market Neutral Fund, which managed a combined $105 million. Morgan Stanley seeded the Enhanced fund with roughly $50 million, while the remaining money in the Equity strategy came from outside investors.

FrontPoint Japan Equity returned