Launches & Closures

Yesteryear’s star manager Jim Ayer returns


Jim Ayer, a highly regarded name in the Asian equity long/short space in the 1990s, is making a comeback through the re-launch of his Asia strategy.

Jim Ayer

The strategy and risk management has been refined, and a new team, comprising Greater China analyst Katy Chih and India specialist Manish Bhargava, has been put into place.

The strategy is a part of $1.3 billion New York-based TIG Advisors, a US-registered investment adviser which runs US and European equity long/short strategies, a global emerging markets strategy, as well as strategies in areas of distressed, global