Hedge Fund Manager Video Interviews

Hedge Fund Manager Video Interviews

Expanding from our regular manager interviews, Eurekahedge's video interviews provide exclusive insights from notable managers in Asia - as told to Eurekahedge CEO Alexander Mearns. Aside from discussing the firm's investment principles, we also gain a glimpse into their outlook for the global markets.

2016
September
Interview with Ivan Popovic, Managing Director and Nicolas Mirjolet, Chief Investment Officer at Tolomeo Capital AG

Ivan Popovic is a founding partner of Tolomeo Capital and serves as the company’s Managing Partner. In 2006, he co-founded aeris CAPITAL, a large family office where he was responsible for several investment funds and served as a member of the Executive Management and the Board. Ivan headed the Quant and Risk Management Group of aeris CAPITAL, which was spun off in 2011 to form Tolomeo Capital. At Tolomeo Capital, Ivan oversees the day-to-day running of the business.

Nicolas Mirjolet is a founding partner and the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of Tolomeo Capital. In this function, he is responsible for portfolio management and the daily trading operations of Tolomeo’s investment products. He co-heads the research process and the development of new trading strategies with a focus on integrating them into the real market environment. View Fund Profile.

August
Interview with Mason Chau, Chief Investment Officer of OIL Assets International Limited

Mason Chau, Chief investment officer, BBA, Msc (E-commerce), CPA., FCCA, is the founder of OIL Assets International Limited. Prior to this, he has held senior position in BZW Asia Limited and HSBC Securities Limited. Mason also has extensive experience in direct investment and private equity. View Fund Profile.

July
Interview with Tomoyuki Izumi, Founder and Portfolio Manager at VIS Advisors, LP

Tomoyuki Izumi, founded VIS Advisors, LP and Takumi Capital Management Fund Ltd in 2014. He began his investment career at Equinox Partners in New York in 2008, where he covered Japan and other north Asian countries including China, Korea and Taiwan.

Prior to joining Equinox Partners, Tomoyuki spent nine years as a management consultant at Accenture and Roland Berger in Tokyo. He ultimately specialised in growth strategy and M&A strategy. Tomoyuki holds a BA in Business from Hitotsubashi University and an MBA from Columbia Business School. View Fund Profile.

April
Interview with Hyung-Kyu Choi, CEO & CIO of QUAD Capital Management

Hyung-Kyu Choi is the Managing Partner of Korean-based asset management firm QUAD Investment Management since January 2014. With 16 years of experience in investments, FX trading and credit analysis, Hyung-Kyu shares with us the fund's investment objective, along with his thoughts about the impact of smart watches on the industry, and display technology. View Fund Profile.

March
Interview with Christopher Peck, Partner & Portfolio Manager at Maiora Asian Structured Finance Fund

Christopher Peck has been in the industry with 16 years of experience in Japan and Singapore and currently focuses on resources and mezzanine debt at Maiora Asset Management. View Fund Profile.

2015
December
Interview with Tom Lin, Founder & Portfolio Manager at MMA Pan Asia Fund Management LLC

Founder and Portfolio Manager Tom Lin has extensive experience in the Asian equity markets as an analyst, investor, and an investment banker. Prior to founding the firm, Mr. Lin managed and launched technology equity sales units for Merrill Lynch, Lehman Brothers, and Deutsche Bank, as well as held a sector analyst role at Anthion Capital. Mr. Lin lived and worked in both Taiwan and Hong Kong for a combined 20 years. View Fund Profile.

November
Interview with Alex Goh, CFA, Investment Manager of Oak Spring Alpha Fund

With 20 years of experience in wealth management, the CEO of Abacus Asia Management, Alex Goh discusses the fund's origins and strategy, as well as overcoming challenges faced in the Asian markets. View Fund Profile.

September
Interview With Dr. Leung Wing Cheong, CEO & CIO of InnoFusion Capital Management Ltd

Holding 25 years of experience in trading and equity derivatives business in Hong Kong and the United States, Dr. Leung Wing Cheong, CEO and CIO at InnoFusion Capital Management discusses China’s intention to internationalise the renminbi and factors behind the fund’s success in 2008. View Fund Profile.

April
Interview with Christian Stauffer, CEO at EuroFin Asia Group

Founded in 2003, EuroFin Asia Group (EFA Group) is an independent specialty finance house offering investment opportunities across the capital structure spectrum, with a focus on real economy businesses and is located in Singapore and Geneva.

With 25 years experience in trade finance, structured finance and commodities trading, get a flavour of commodity trade finance with Christian Stauffer, CEO at EFA Group on how the structural aspects of trade finance funds offer income generating opportunities despite the banking regulations most recently brought by Basel III. View Fund Profile.

2014
December
Interview with Wong Kok Hoi, Founder & CIO at APS Asset Management

With 30 years of investment experience, 6 offices around Asia and approximately US$3.2 billion in total assets, Wong Kok Hoi, Founder & CIO at APS Asset Management, discusses the challenges and opportunities of investing in Asia.

Through this video interview, Wong Kok Hoi shares his investment philosophy, reasons attributed for strong performance during 2008 to 2009, the investment environment post-Madoff and the challenges hedge fund startups face in current times. View Fund Profile.