Hedge Funds

Oaktree global emerging star to launch $1.5bn fund


John Moon, who has developed a stellar track record over a number of years with the Oaktree investment group in New York, is gearing up to spin out with his own multi-billion dollar fund.

Moon, who runs a global equity strategy focusing particularly on emerging markets and with a large component in Asia, is moving on with his team of 10 investment analysts and will be putting together a team of about 30 in all including an office in Singapore.

The team also includes Ian Lindsay, a veteran of the big prime brokerage operation at Morgan Stanley, who