|As Asia-focused hedge funds continue their capital growth spurt, two former top traders from Goldman Sachs and Noble Group are following the money with their launch of Guard Capital Management in July. |
According to Reuters, Leland Lim and Allan Bedwick, both of whom headed Asia-focused funds at their former firms, have added four other hedge fund executives for the launch of their Hong Kong-based macro hedge fund.
Bin Gao, formerly of Bank of America Merrill Lynch will oversee strategy at Guard Capital Management, while Freda Chan from Vision Investment will head operations. Sean Giefing, formerly of Nomura Holdings and BlueCrest, has been tapped to manage the trading team. And, Matthew Edwards, formerly of Grosvenor Capital Management, has also joined Guard Capital and will be responsible for business development.