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John S. W.
Republic of Singapore
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Hedge Fund Senior Executive
Highly educated, experienced international financial services executive with more than years
experience in investment banking, capital markets sales and trading, strategic and market planning and
senior executive management at the corporate level for established institutions primarily in Asia.
Accomplished career in financial services primarily in Asia with experience in investment
banking, institutional equity and capital market sales and senior executive management.
Since a career dedicated to hedge funds and alternative products in Asia.
Significant experience with all aspects of startup funds, all aspects of fundoffunds and
other alternative investment areas. Continually asked to speak, moderate and run master
classes at hedge fund conferences in America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia.
Articles published about hedge fund issues in multiple, established hedge fund websites
Asean Investment Advisors Pte Ltd Present
Asean Investment Advisors is a value driven investment manager of Asean small cap stocks
Baseten Capital Management Ltd, Singapore, Hong Kong
Chief Executive Officer
Hedge Fund Consulting and Alternative Asset Consulting.
. – Managed my hedge fund company, Baseten Capital Management,
trading an Asian longshort equities strategy with UBS as Prime Broker, seeded by
a US and Asian financial institution.
. Helped startup hedge fund trading an Asian Macro strategy based in Hong Kong with
regulatory filings, establishment of office and all issues of creating a startup hedge fund
through to inception with startup capital of US $ million.
. Helped startup hedge fund trading a Japanese pairs in Singapore in the same manner as
the Hong Kong startup through to inception with startup capital of US $ Million.
. Helped a startup hedge fund, funded by MAN Products trading a forex volatility currency
pairs strategy with marketing, presentation documents, strategic direction and company
. Helped an Asian financial institution to reinvigorate its futures and options Macro
. Helped a Singaporebased direct investment / distressed securities firm with fund raising,
documents, marketing and strategic direction.
. Helped a Singaporebased Indian absolute return strategy with company organization, fund
raising and strategic direction.
. Helped an Australian financial institution create a multistrategy hedge fund familyof
funds platform to be based in Singapore.
. Helped a large South African family office to put together, an Asian hedge fund fundof
Phillip Powers & Dubin Inc, Singapore
Chief Executive Officer
The Chief Executive Officer of a jointventure FundofFunds company between an Asian financial group,
Phillip Capital, and a US based fundoffunds Company, Powers and Dubin, Inc. The scope of the position
included all aspects of operating a hedge funds fundoffunds company in Asia.
. Company formation, legal and regulatory aspects.
. Registering of funds in various Asian countries.
. Business development throughout Asia.
. Managing cultural and expectation issues between the joint venture parties.
. Managing all other issues related to company counterparties and staff involved in the
creation and direction of the joint venture.
NDC Investment Pte Ltd, Singapore –
Senior Managing Director
A Japanese derivatives arbitrage, multi strategy hedge fund company with Japanese Yen as the base
. Increase Aum from US $ Million equivalent to US $ Million.
. Attracted first nonJapanese investors, leading international fundoffunds.
. Managed, established almost all aspects of the flagship and successive funds other than the
outright trading of the strategies.
. Responsible for everything from hiring staff, writing monthlies, raising money, creating
reference list, regulatory reporting, handling of service providers, almost all activities in
Bankers Trust Asia Pacific Ltd, Hong Kong and Singapore –
Capital markets, private banking and stock brokerage.
Morgan Grenfell HK. Ltd, Hong Kong –
Institutional equity sales and trading.
Paine Webber Asia Pacific Ltd, Hong Kong –
Institutional equity sales.
Lehman Brothers HK Ltd, Hong Kong –
Senior Vice President
Capital markets, forex and commodities trading and Institutional equity sales.
Cambridge University, PhD Diplomatic History
Stanford University, MBA Finance and Economics
London School of Economics, M.Sc Public Administration and
Columbia College, BA Political Science