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Lanterne names Jones CEO to support launch strategy

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Lanterne Strategic Investors has appointed as Lindsay Jones as CEO, as the Sydney-based firm gears up to launch an Asia ex-Japan long/short equity offering for offshore investors later this year.

Jones, an old Asia hedge fund industry hand, joined nine months ago as the firm's Asian portfolio manager. Hesaid the new offering will continue to broaden Lanterne's existing Australia-focused strategies while drawing upon his experience in investing in Asian markets.

Jones is a former managing partner of Sydney-based Frontera Investment Partners, which ran an event-driven strategy investing in Asia-Pacific and Japan, and had also been a managing partner at