Mesirow Adds Korea Expert To Fund Of Funds Team

Mar 6 2013 | 9:10am ET

Mesirow Financial has hired FRM Investment Advisory's South Korea chief to build its business in that country and in North Asia.

Chae-Joo Lee has been named head of Korea, based in Hong Kong. Lee will focus on client services and business development in North Asia for Mesirow Advanced Strategies, Chicago-based Mesirow's fund of hedge funds business.

"We take great pride in being a reliable partner for our clients, helping them design and implement strategic hedge fund programs," MAS CEO Marty Kaplan said. "South Korea is a sophisticated and growing marketplace for alternative investments. I am excited to bring our hedge fund solutions to this important part of the Asian market."

Lee most recently served as CEO and head of Korea at FRM, based in Seoul.

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