Funds of Hedge Funds Mergers & Acquisitions / Joint Ventures

PAAMCO integrates Asia team from KBC Alpha fund of funds group


Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company, which is headquartered in Irvine, California, has integrated the investment team of KBC Alpha Asset Management, a $700 million hedge fund of funds with an Asian focus.

Stephen Oxley

KBC Alpha was established in 2001 by chief investment officer Neale Safaty as the fund of hedge funds division of KBC Alternative Investment Management.

Initially, the investment team will be integrated into PAAMCO's global portfolio management team, but will operate as a separate division known as Pan Asia Alpha Strategies. Over time it will be integrated into the PAAMCO global portfolio group.