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Quam mulls Middle East fund, hires Port Shelter’s Harris


Hong Kong-based Quam Asset Management is planning a Middle East-focused fund, but has not given a timeframe for its launch. The firm, which has about $69 million in AUM, runs the Quam Greater China SP long/short equity-focused hedge fund.

Richard Harris

Separately, Quam has named Richard Harris as CEO. Harris had previously run his own consulting firm, Port Shelter, which advised family offices and other investors. His 25 years in the investment industry includes experience in managing and marketing mutual, private and pension funds in multi-asset classes.

Quam’s chairman Bernard Pouliot said Harris’ arrival will