Sanjiv Bhatia forms Isometric Capital Management

October 7th, 2009
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FRM Capital Advisors (FCA), a branch of Financial Risk Management (FRM), announced its first investment in an Asian hedge fund. FRM Capital is making a significant investment in Isometric Capital Management’s first fund. The fund will be managed by Isometric’s CEO Sanjiv Bhatia who previously led Deephaven Capital Management’s Asia office. The fund, which will mostly invest in Asian equities, expects to launch at the beginning of December with approximately $50 to $75 million in assets.

Mr. Bhatia commented that Isometric Capital’s “holistic approach to fundamental research across the entire capital structure, combined with a long investment history and solid risk management, allows to have low correlation to markets and protect against downside volatility whilst capitalizing on opportunities for investors.”

With regards to the seeding partnership with FCA, Mr. Bhatia commented “as a new hedge fund, this major investment by FCA allows us to focus all our energies on operations excellence and generating high quality returns for our investors.”

According to FRM Capital’s Chief Investment Officer Neil Mason, “Asian economies have shown their strength and there are numerous market inefficiencies that hedge funds can profit from.” This is FRM Capital’s third announced seeding deal in the past four months, following deals with JD Capital and WestSpring Advisors.
For Detailed Investor Profiles on these Investors, click below:
FRM Capital Advisors
Isometric Capital Management
JD Capital Management
WestSpring Advisors
Deephaven Capital Management*
Related People: Barry Thomas; Blaine Tomlinson; Caitlin Chan; Clive Peggram; Colin Smith*; Eric Phillipps; Irvin R. Kessler*; J. David Rogers; John Aves; Matthew Nunn*; Neil Mason; Patric de Gentile-Williams; Ralph Nacey; Sanjiv Bhatia; Shailesh Vasundhra*; Shawn Bergerson*; Tony Chedraoui*
Related Entities: Deephaven Credit Opportunities*; Deephaven Event Fund*; Deephaven Global Value Partners*; Deephaven Global*; Deephaven International*; Deephaven Market Neutral*; Knight Capital Group Inc*; Financial Risk Management; Financial Risk Management / FRM Capital Advisors; FRM Capital Advisors; FRM Capital Advisors; Isometric Capital Management; Isometric Capital Partners; JD Capital; JD Capital Tempo Master Fund*; Stark Investments; Tempo Volatility Fund; West Spring Advisors; WestSpring Advisors; WestSpring Fund, L.P.; WestSpring Partners
Related Article Tags: Multi-Strategy, Long Short, Equity, Debt and Global Macro Hedge Fund News; Hedge Fund Launches and Hedge Fund Closings


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