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.

 


In Depth

Change In 'Accredited Investor' Definition Could Hurt Crowdfunding Space

Jul 25 2014 | 8:14am ET

The Securities and Exchange Commission is considering changes to its 30-year-old...

Lifestyle

David Yarrow On Growing His Hedge Fund And Shooting The Animals And People Of Africa - As A Photographer

Jul 23 2014 | 6:44am ET

While he’s always been a photographer, recent expeditions to Iceland, Ethiopia...

Guest Contributor

The Truth About Track Record Portability

Jul 24 2014 | 5:55am ET

The number of private funds converting to mutual funds has increased significantly...

 

Sponsored Content

    Northern Trust Helps Hedge Funds Navigate Derivatives Regulations

    Jul 8 2014 | 10:48am ET

    The surge in derivatives regulation is among the most complex challenges facing the financial services industry today. Northern Trust’s Joshua Satten recently spoke with FINalternatives to share insights into the challenges presented by new regulation and explore how the industry is responding. Read more…

Publisher's Note