Hong Kong-based hedge fund, Doric Capital, will launch its Doric Small Cap Fund a longshort fund investing in Asia including Japan at the end of the month. Doric recently soft closed its flagship Asia ex- Japan Doric Focus Fund at about $200 million after raising over $150 million in the last nine months.
It has also added directors and is building a research team in India to bolster the expanding business.
Doric's managing director Michael Nock explains how the discipline involved in identifying small cap stocks leverages off the existing expertise his team has developed.
In the process of running our Asia ex-Japan fund we saw many opportunities...