HSBC Securities Services has appointed Glenn Kennedy as regional head of sales and relationship management for the alternatives sector. Based in Hong Kong, he will be responsible for new and existing client relationships throughout Asia Pacific, with a particular focus on private equity and hedge fund clients.
Kennedy was previously a director at Citi Fund Services Asia. Before that, he worked as global head of legal for BISYS in Dublin and was deployed to Asia in 2006 to spearhead the company's expansion in...
Amicus Capital Partners, an India-focused PE firm founded last year by former executives from the Carlyle Group and India Value Fund Advisors (IVFA), has reached a first close of $90 million on its debut fund.
Rui Ma, Greater China partner at Silicon Valley-based investor 500 Startups, has left the firm and set up her own early-stage fund-of-funds to invest in US GPs.
Sydney Angels, a syndicate of high-net-worth individuals that invests in Australian start-ups, has launched its second fund with a view to raising up to A$20 million ($15 million).
Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) has committed up to $45 million as part of a joint acquisition of UK-based freeze-dried food manufacturer Chaucer Food.