Prospect's McKinnon joins Trident

Japan hedge fund start-up brings on board a senior partner to spearhead growth.

Angus McKinnon, previously research director at $1.3 billion Japan-focused Prospect Asset Management, has joined Trident Pacific Capital as a senior partner.

Trident Pacific, a start up hedge fund based in Singapore and Tokyo, was launched in December 2004 by a team of four partners. McKinnon joins the team as a senior partner, with Trident's existing shareholders selling him a controlling stake.

In his new role McKinnon will be based in Tokyo, and will take charge of group management as well as managing the Trident Pacific Japan Absolute Return fund, a mid-cap focused Japan longshort fund. He will be supported by Trident's initial four...

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