Citi Equity Strategist Founds Hong Kong Hedge Fund

Mar 1 2007 | 11:29am ET

A top Citigroup executive is leaving the firm to found his own hedge fund, according to published reports.

Ajay Kapur, since 2004 the Wall Street giant’s chief global equity strategist, is returning to Hong Kong—where he has residency rights—to set up First Horse Capital. Joining him are Niall MacLeod and two other members of his team at Citi.

Prior to becoming chief global strategist, Kaper headed Citi’s global markets division in Asia. He is also a Morgan Stanley alum.Robert Buckland will succeed Kapur at Citi.


In Depth

Q&A: Rotation Capital's Rothfleisch On SPAC 2.0

Aug 11 2017 | 7:43pm ET

Corporate actions have long been a staple of event-driven investors, but activity...

Lifestyle

CFA Institute To Add Computer Science To Exam Curriculum

May 24 2017 | 9:25pm ET

Starting in 2019, financial industry executives sitting for the coveted Chartered...

Guest Contributor

Star Mountain Capital: Private Lending in the Lower Middle-Market

Aug 14 2017 | 4:45pm ET

Private credit has become one of the most popular alternative asset classes in recent...

 

From the current issue of