Launches & Closures

Stark's Asia-based team spins out to launch Orchard Capital


Stu Wilson and Teall Edds, the highly regarded principals and senior portfolio managers for Asia at the $7.5 billion US shop, Stark Investments, are spinning out along with the rest of the firm's Hong Kong and Singapore team to start their own hedge fund operation called Orchard Capital Partners.

In what market sources describe as a cooperative transition, Orchard will take over Stark's offices in the two locations as well as the investment management of Centar, a pan-Asia credit fund, and the Stark Bosera Fund, an Asia focussed multi-strategy fund. They will also act as a sub-advisor for