North Of South Hires Marketing Head

Jun 14 2012 | 8:21am ET

Global emerging markets specialist North of South Capital has hired Mark Watson as marketing director.

Watson brings 25 years of Asian equities experience to his new post, having worked for HSBC, Credit Suisse, JPM Cazenova and Daiwa.

At North of South, which he joined on June 1, Watson will be responsible for implementing business development strategy, capital raising and managing client relations.

North of South was founded in 2004 by Matt Linsey, who had specialized in emerging markets at Deutsche Asset Management, Barings Asset Management and ING.

Based in London, the firm manages two global emerging markets funds: a long/short equity vehicle, up 12.3% net of fees as of May 31; and a UCITS III fund up 7.5% net of fees over the same period.

 


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