Taiwan hedge fund expanding investor base to institutions

Prophet wants to add institutions to its existing high-net worth investor base.

Albert King, founder of Taiwan-based hedge fund Prophet Capital, discusses his investment strategy and capital raising plans.

How large is your fund at the moment Is it still open for further investments

We currently have close to $10 million under management. We launched our fund in the fourth quarter of 2002 and are still at the seed capital stage. At the moment our investors are all high net worth private individuals based in Taiwan and overseas. We expect to start raising funds from institutional investors once the elections in Taiwan are over. We plan to access these investors with the help of Goldman Sachs, who is our prime broker. Our first...

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