Kima Capital sees assets start to grow on strong returns


Melbourne-based Kima Capital is set to see its AUM rise to about $51 million by November – up from $37 million now and more than fivefold rise from $9 million at end-2009 – with new capital flowing in on the back of healthy returns.

Much of the money has come from boutique investors, including hedge fund of funds and family offices based in Asia-Pacific, according to Kima CEO Michael Gallagher. “The fact that we have stuck firmly to our business plan of delivering high investor transparency, building first-class internal risk and research systems and building our operations faster than