Fund launches & closures

Barker creates fresh capital structure fund


Barker Investment Management in Singapore has launched a capital structure fund that invests in the best parts of capital structure of the best companies in Asia.

The firm uses a set of proprietary capital structure models and takes a longer-term perspective to add value for investors over the medium to long term.

The fund has been launched with S$10 million ($7.03 million) of high-net-worth money (partners are significantly invested). The optimal size for the fund stands at S$500 million to S$700 million. Target returns are 10-15% per annum.

Barker has been set up by former GIC and Merrill Lynch veteran Mark