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Tiburon grows UCITS platform, revs assets

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London-based Tiburon Partners is expanding Tiburon Funds, its Irish UCITS umbrella, by adding a pan Asia (ex Japan) equity long/short offering.

Tiburon has been building this capability for the past four years, having launched its first UCITS-compliant long-only fund, Tiburon Taipan, in 2006. It added two further UCITS funds to the umbrella last year: a Japan fund and a global renewable energy and natural resources fund.

“This explains why we found it easy to roll out Tiburon Taurus (the pan-Asia fund),” said founding partner Mark Martyrossian. “While we expected this trend to catch on, what has surprised us