Hedge Funds

Spinner lands semiconductor analysts


With a resurgence in the technology sector, Arthur Spinner's San Mateo-based hedge fund shop recently expanded the size of its senior investment team. In February, Spinner recruited semiconductor guru Joseph Tu, who will serve as a principal and portfolio manager. Tu, who was formerly with Lehman Brothers, where he covered the semiconductor and Internet appliance sectors, speaks several dialects of Chinese. That's likely to come in handy for Spinner, who these days has been looking beyond the usual fare of U.S. tech opportunities for his long/short portfolios. In fact, Spinner Asset Management changed its charter late last year,