Nascent Hong Kong hedge fund Thaddeus Capital has snagged Lehman Brothers’ Nick Spratt as a senior analyst focusing on non-financial and media and entertainment opportunities in Japan.
Spratt will serve as a senior analyst at Thaddeus, the new event-driven shop set up by HDH Advisers founder Charle Peza and John Locke Capital founder Paul Sheehan, Asian Investor reports. Sheehan also covers Japan, with banks and financials as his remit. The firm, which launched on June 1, now boasts five analysts.
Spratt most recently served as a senior vice president with Lehman in Tokyo, where he covered Japanese media and software companies. He’s also no stranger to Hong Kong, where he spent two years on Lehman’s media, telecom and technology research team.