People Moves

Autumn musical chairs for the Asian hedge fund space

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A spate of new hires in the hedge fund industry indicates that firms are gearing up for competitive growth amid global economic recovery and strengthened investor confidence in Asia.

Christophe Lee, chairman of the Alternative Investment Management Association for Hong Kong and China, has joined FrontPoint Partners in Hong Kong as managing director. In the newly created role, he will oversee business development in Asia-Pacific at FrontPoint, the US-based hedge fund unit of Morgan Stanley that is reportedly set be spun off. Lee is the former CEO of SHK Fund Management, a Hong Kong-based distributor and manager of