Goldman Convertibles Vet Launches Multi-Strategy Hedge Fund

Jul 7 2010 | 12:09pm ET

The former head of convertible bond trading at Goldman Sachs has launched a Japan-focused hedge fund with plans to increase the size of the vehicle by more than US$300 million.

Round Rock Capital Advisors’ R-SQUARED Master Fund debuted on April 1 with ¥1.36 billion (US$15.5 million). But Tan Maruyama, the Goldman vet behind the Tokyo-based firm, has also seen that grow to ¥1.6 (US$18.2 million), and hopes to have ¥10 billion (US$114 million) in assets under management within a year, and a whopping ¥30 billion (US$342.1 million) within 18 months.


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