Hedge Funds

Weston Atlas seeds long/short Asia hedge fund

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Weston-Atlas Partners Funds, the joint seeding venture between Weston Capital Management, Atlas Capital Group and RMB International, has seeded a fifth hedge fund.

The fund, Acumen, is based in Boston and employs a long/short Asia ex-Japan strategy that focuses on small to mid-cap companies.

Sandy Mehta and Vik Mehotra are the firm's principals. Mehta has 16 years of investment experience and was most recently with Wellington Management, where he was running $3 billion in assets.

Partners launched earlier this year and wants to seed a total of eight managers by the end of the year for its first