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Tanimura exits Tower to start new venture

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Tetsuo 'Ted' Tanimura, co-founder of Tower Investment Management in Tokyo, along with Tatsuro Kiyohara, has recently left the firm in order to pursue new business interests.

The duo built up the firm from the late 90s into one of the largest and most influential hedge fund operations in Japan by the middle of the decade. More recently, the firm has focused on recouping post-credit crunch performance which has been effectively achieved now with the K1 Fund up by more than 80% in the year to date.

Tanimura is leaving effectively to set up a new operation that will