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Jul 19 2012 | 10:28am ET
John Paul Armenio, the former CEO of Mizuho Securities Asia, has moved to a new hedge fund in the region.
Armenio will serve as a managing partner at Hong Kong-based Expedition Advisors. He'll oversee Expedition chief operating officer Kam Bahra, who joined the hedge fund from Spark Asia Investment Advisors earlier this year.
Armenio and Expedition founder Craig James, formerly head of Asian trading at AM Investment Partners, have known each other for 15 years, Reuters reports. The former spent 14 years at Morgan Stanley before joining Mizuho three years ago.
Expedition is backed by Protégé Partners. It debuted in May.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
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