Thames River reaches Peak for Asia

London’s Thames River Capital has appointed Peak Capital in Hong Kong to handle the Asian distribution of its hedge funds.

Charlie Porter, Thames River’s chief executive officer, said Peak’s managers had “significant knowledge and history with most of our senior fund managers,” and the appointment followed a realisation of the difficulty of serving Asian customers from Europe.

Thames River Capital was established in 1998 and has 82 staff managing $6.4bn in traditional and hedge funds. The 87%