Ascalon Capital Managers

Investment Strategy

New year hires at AMP Capital, Ascalon

AMP Capital has boosted its alternatives team with the appointment of Dr Alistair Rew as senior portfolio manager and Celine Nguyen as portfolio manager. Rew, right, comes to the position after roles at XL Group, working in the firm’s London, New York and Sydney offices, where he was managing director and had responsibility for the […]
Investment Strategy

Lam to H3, over…

Ascalon Capital Managers’ head of investments, Nelson Lam, is to leave the business to join partner H3 Global Advisors as chief operating officer. Lam will join H3 on July 16. Ascalon’s head of boutique partnerships, Jason Collins, says Lam had been “intimately involved with H3” for a number of months and will join the business […]
Investment Strategy

PNG gives PacWealth $1.1 billion

PacWealth Capital, a Port Moresby-based investment management and advisory firm, has been given a $1.1 billion mandate by Papua New Guinea’s National Superannuation Fund. “The mandate is evidence of the evolution of financial services in PNG that is being driven by wealth creation in a range of industries including mining,” says Ian Jenkins, PacWealth’s chief […]
Investment Strategy

Westpac’s Ascalon backs another Asian hedge fund

Ascalon Capital Managers, the boutique asset managers owned by Westpac Banking Corp., has added a ninth fund manager: Asian hedge fund Canning Park Capital. Sydney-based Ascalon has taken a 30 per cent stake in Singapore-based Canning Park, a long-short equity fund manager that invests in 10 Asian markets. It was founded in July 2010 by […]