First hedge fund from Morant

Morant Wright is on course to launch its first hedge fund in March 2002 in a joint venture with RAB Capital. The MW Nippon Fund is a long/short Japanese equity fund to be managed by Stephen Morant, Ian Wright and Richard Phillips and is based on the managers' experience in Japanese equities, and the track record of their MW Japan Fund.

The MW Nippon Fund will be launched with the help of RAB Capital Ltd, run by Philip Richards and Michael Alen-Buckley. RAB Capital is the exclusive distributor o