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Epic Partners beefs up by hiring Mukai


Epic Partners Investments is beefing up its operation, with the recent arrival of renowned fund manager Tadashi Mukai in April and two new fund managers set to join in July.

The firm soft-closed its Prowess of Japan Fund at the end of last year and launched the market neutral Wisdom of Japan Fund managed by Mukai in April. The fund is building assets slowly, having launched at $4 million and now stands at $12 million backed wholly by Japanese investors. It is now up 5.6% for its first four months.

Meanwhile, Prowess has now put on 12% in