Launches & Closures

Kriya launches two funds aimed at China and Asia inc-Japan


Kriya Capital is building out an institutional-grade hedge fund platform in Hong Kong and has rolled out its first two funds - a China fund and an Asia inc-Japan fund - with plans to add complementary strategies at a later stage.

The four partners behind the firm are Gawain Barnard, John Murray, Han Ching Choong and Marco Roccia, all of whom are veterans of the Asian financial markets.

Choong, formerly a managing director responsible for the Hong Kong/China equities sales at Goldman Sachs, is running the Kriya China Fund. This is an equity long/short fund with a focus on