Launches & Closures

Lanterne readies Asia long/short strategy with Jones at the helm


Sydney-based Lanterne Strategic Investors is gearing up to launch an Asia ex-Japan long/short equity offering for offshore investors later this year, and has appointed Lindsay Jones as CEO ahead of that.

Asia veteran Jones, who joined nine months ago as the firm's Asian portfolio manager, said the new offering would continue to broaden Lanterne's existing Australia-focused strategies while drawing on 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 has also been a managing partner at multi-strategy hedge