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Eton Park gets new Asia head following departure of Barbara Yu


Eton Park Capital Management has appointed Jonas Palsson as head of its Asia business based in Hong Kong. This follows the recent departure of the firm’s former Asia head, Barbara Yu, who left due to personal and health-related reasons, according to the firm. New York-based Eton Park has about $13 billion in AUM.

Yu, a well regarded figure in the Hong Kong hedge fund circles, had been with Eton Park’s Asian office since its inception in 2006, joining from Goldman Sachs, where she worked on the proprietary trading desk in Hong Kong.

Palsson is an internal hire and has