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.


In Depth

Malik: The Science of Deal Sourcing 201

Aug 27 2015 | 5:35pm ET

Deal sourcing is understandably a hot topic among private equity firms because it...

Lifestyle

Rolling Art Advisors Marketing Collectible Car Fund As Uncorrelated Alternative

Aug 27 2015 | 6:47pm ET

A new fund is trying to provide investors with greater access to an emerging asset...

Guest Contributor

FATCA for Hedge Funds: Eight Common Pitfalls

Sep 1 2015 | 10:56am ET

FATCA is now a way of life for those in the financial industry and most professionals...

 

Editor's Note