People moves

Kima appoints McManus as CFO as assets rise

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Melbourne-based Kima Capital has appointed as CFO Michael McManus, who had previously been Kima’s external accountant since the inception of the Kima Pan Asia Fund.

McManus, who has seven years of experience in public practice accounting, will also take on the corporate secretarial role at Kima.

His appointment coincides with expected new inflows totaling $14 million into Kima this month, which is will raise its AUM to $51 million – a more than fivefold rise from the $9 million it managed at the end of 2009.