Sydney-based Optimal Fund Management will offer now an Asia ex-Japan long/short fund along with its Japan offering.
James Hong replaces Fu Teh-hsiu as head of UBS Asset Management''s Greater China business.
Rogge is also looking to roll out fixed-income hedge funds.
Bayne joins ABN from Standard Chartered.
KDP Asset Management sees interest for its research and funds among Asian institutions.
Richard Grainger transfers from London to Hong Kong.
International law firm OÆMelveny & Myers hires Lawrence Sussman, a specialist in both international and Chinese tax law, for its Shanghai office.
Former Netscape and Yahoo! executive Savio Chow joins the private equity firm to seek out target companies.
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe appoint partner Howard Goldwasser to co-lead the firm''s Asian securitization practice.
A growing hedge fund industry in Australia finds local custody services are not up to scratch, and overseas ones costly.