Friday, 19 September 2014
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Aug 6 2013 | 9:47am ET
Geoffrey Barker, who runs Ballingal Investment Advisors' largest hedge fund, is leaving the firm.
Barker has run the Hong Kong-based firm's Pacific Macro Fund since its inception in 2006. The fund manages most of Ballingal's rougly US$200 million in assets under management, Asian Investor reports.
The strategy's future is now in question, according to AI. The fund lost 3% last year, following a 20% jump in 2011.
It is unclear what Barker's future plans are.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
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