Tuesday, 29 July 2014
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Aug 17 2012 | 12:51pm ET
Tokyo-based Epic Partners Investments is taking its pairs-trading strategy offshore.
The firm in June launched the Epic Asia-Pacific Fund, Asian Investor reports. The new fund has about ¥2.1 billion (US$26 million) in assets and employs Epic's strategy, which it previously used exclusively for Japanese stocks, to a broader universe of regional names.
Epic Asia-Pacific is based on a managed account that the firm ran prior to the new fund's June 1 debut. In its first two months, the strategy is down 2.8%.
Bank of America serves as the new fund's prime broker and Daiwa Europe as administrator.
Epic Partners has about US$900 million in total assets.
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…