Platinum plans Japanese and European expansion

Platinum Capital Management is planning a European and Japanese expansion of their fund of hedge funds business.

It is launching new currency classes of three of its fund of hedge funds on 1 December 2001. The Platinum Plus fund, the Platinum Capital Protected Equity Plus fund and the Platinum Capital Protected Income Plus fund will all be available via a euro share class as well as the existing dollar share class. The minimum investment in the new classes will be E100,000 but investors who are