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New director beats the drum for KE Absolute

Founding director Ashworth moves to new adventures after bequeathing the hedge-fund brokerage a powerful talisman.
KE Absolute, a specialist broker dedicated to serving hedge funds in Asia, has announced two new hires in its Hong Kong office, which itself has recently moved into new premises in Pacific Place.

David Kwan is already in-situ as managing director. He had been working at KE as head of sales, where he ran a team of seven salesmen.

He succeeded Tom Ashworth, who left KE Absolute to develop other investment management opportunities, which he will announce in due course.

Kim Eng Securities in Singapore, an arm of Yuanta Securities in Taiwan, acquired a small hedge fund-oriented brokerage three years ago that Ashworth had recently founded, following a career in prime brokerage with Morgan Stanley....
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