Alternative asset management firm Indus Capital Partners has added to members two support the firm’s Europe Fund, which is now managing approximately $557 million.
Keith O’Connor joins as director of Europe fund operations, and is tasked with coordinating internal and external resources supporting the operational infrastructure for the Indus Europe Fund. Before joining Indus, he was chief financial officer at White Eagle Partners and before that, he served in the same role at Wolfacre Global Management, one of the Tiger Cubs.
Jianbo “Bob” Li, has joined the eight-man Europe Fund team as an analyst responsible for trading, risk and performance analytics. Previously he was a Doctoral student, teaching assistant and research assistant in mechanical and aerospace engineering at Rutgers University.
The Indus Europe Fund was launched in 2006 by Gene Salamon, who serves as portfolio manager. Salamon has focused exclusively on European equities for over 16 years. Prior to joining Indus Capital as a partner in April 2006, he was a partner and portfolio manager of a European equity long/short strategy for Omega Advisors. He has also worked at Objective Capital, Orchard Capital and Clay Finlay Inc. in European equity research.
Established in 2000, Indus Capital Partners is an employee owned investment firm founded by former Soros Fund Partners. The company invests in public and private equity in the Asia Pacific region, Japan and Europe. Indus has 91 employees and is headquartered in New York City with offices in San Francisco and Stamford and affiliated offices in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore and London. In the aggregate among all of its strategies, Indus Capital Partners manages approximately $5 billion.