Systematic Hedge Fund Manager QCM Opens Tokyo Office

Jul 5 2011 | 9:19am ET

UK-based systematic macro hedge fund manager Quality Capital Management has established an office in Tokyo, headed by Osamu Nishimura.

Nishimura, QCM’s head of business development for Japan, has 19 years’ experience in the finance industry. He comes to his new post from the Itochu Corporation where he spent 12 years. His experience includes senior positions within financial derivatives trading, hedge fund investments, funds marketing and distribution.

In his new post, Nishimura will help QCM further develop its investor base in Japan and the wider Asia Pacific region.

Aref Karim, CEO and CIO of QCM, said:

“The establishment of our office in Japan underlines our long-term commitment to developing our business and to meeting the needs of a sophisticated client base both in Japan and in the wider Asia Pacific region. Nishimura’s long experience and knowledge of the market will make a valuable contribution towards achieving our growth objectives while remaining responsive to local investor requirements.”

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