FX portfolio manager Jason Fredman joins APAC hedge fund Dymon Asia Capital as senior executive

FX hedge fund and wealth management specialist Jason Fredman joins Dymon Asia Capital, a firm with over $4.7 billion in assets under management as Singapore continues to attract top global talent

Australian FX portfolio management expert Jason Fredman has joined Dymon Asia Capital as an Execution Trader, in a directorship capacity.

Mr. Fredman will continue to be based in Singapore, where he has been since August 2015.

Joining Dymon Asia Capital, which is an alternative investment hedge fund and asset management company that was founded in 2008 by Danny Yong and Keith Tan, focusing on the Asia Pacific region, Mr. Fredman joins the company from

Dymon Asia Capital is a sizeable fund, with assets under management across hedge fund and private equity strategies are approximately US$ 4.7 billion which is made up of committed capital and notional assets.

RV Capital Management, where he was a G10 and Asian EM FX Portfolio manager and trader for a year.

Prior to moving to Singapore, Mr. Fredman spent almost three years at Australia’s Macquarie Bank, where he was a portfolio manager, specialising in FX asset classes between January 2013 and July 2015.

Four years as a portfolio manager, specialising in debt and currency management at Treasury Corporation in Sydney commenced Mr. Fredman’s career. He joined the firm in 2008, before moving to Macquarie Bank in 2012.

Singapore continues to attract top quality talent from across the institutional FX industry, the nation being the fourth largest center in the world for FX trading, and Asia’s largest institutional FX center, playing host to the vast majority of the interbank order flow for the Asia Pacific region.

Recently, Hong Kong surpassed Singapore as the world’s third largest financial center, but Singapore differs in that it is an institutional and interbank mainstay, whereas Hong Kong serves as a highly well organized hub for top retail firms which operate APAC bases, gold bullion trading and as a fitting center for global banks from Western countries to station their Asia Pacific branches.

Singapore’s hedge funds and institutional desks, along with its highly developed domestic interbank market infrastructure, are becoming a large focus for individual talent.

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