Antarctica and Silverhorn form Asia hedge fund advisory service

15 May 2014   Category: News, Asia, Global, Hong Kong   By Daniel Shane

Antarctica Asset Management and Silverhorn Group have formed a new partnership to provide research and advisory services to hedge fund managers in Asia.

The partnership, known as Antarctica Asset Management Asia, will be based in Hong Kong and focus on research into Asia’s hedge fund industry. It will be led by Antarctica’s head of business development Filip Vandenven and Silverhorn Group partner and co-founder Mike Imam.

“Combining Antarctica’s global research capabilities with Silverhorn’s extensive local experience in wealth management, asset management, capital advisory and corporate consulting, the partnership has a unique offering,” said Mr. Imam, in a statement.

“Our respective, specialist capabilities complement each other and provide deep hedge fund industry expertise and broad investor reach,” he added.

"We have ambitious expansion plans. Mike and Filip will build our regional presence by targeting Asian investors who are keen to allocate resources to hedge funds. This partnership will greatly enhance client value by providing investors with unique insights into Asian markets and access to select groups of investment vehicles," added Pieter De Weerdt, chief executive officer, Antarctica.