4th Annual Next Wave Sohn Hong Kong

May 20th 2021
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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About the event

The Karen Leung Foundation is proud to present the 4th Annual Next Wave Sohn Hong Kong. The Next Wave program component will give the next generation of younger emerging managers a forum to present their investment ideas in the same format as the main Sohn event. 

To address travel and social gathering restrictions the main sessions of the event will be fully accessible virtually via online stream. This year will also feature the usually separate Next Wave programme will commence at the beginning of the afternoon Main Stage proceedings.

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Program

11:00 - 12:30 pm

Next Wave

Speakers

Jeffrey Gao 高劍鋒

Founder & CIO, J-Stone Capital

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Hideki Kinuhata

Founder & Chief Investment Officer, SILQ Capital

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Rebecca Xu

Partner, Picea Investment Management

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Krace Zhou

Founder & Chief Investment Officer, StillBrook Capital

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Co-Chairs

Patrick Andersen

Partner, East Rock Capital

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Shane Galie

Partner and Managing Director, CornerStone Partners, LLC

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Mitch Golden

Portfolio Manager, Greenlight Masters

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Tony Rettig

Partner, Winston Partners

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Jeffrey Gao 高劍鋒

Founder & CIO, J-Stone Capital

Jeffrey Gao (高劍鋒) is the founder and CIO of J-Stone Capital, which mainly invests in China property sector (equity/bond) and its value-chain companies.He has over 15 years of experience in investment and research on property sector. Prior to founding the company at end-2019, Jeffrey was the Head of APAC and HK/China Property Research at Deutsche Bank. He began his career in 2006 in Shanghai and moved to Hong Kong in 2013. In 2018 and 2019, Jeffrey was consecutively ranked No.1 Top Earnings Estimator by Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters), for Real Estate Management & Development of Asia, and Real Estate of HK and China. He demonstrated records of picking small/mid cap property companies, which later became leading mid-large cap property developers. Jeffrey holds a master's degree in Finance and Investment from the University of Nottingham and a bachelor's degree in Economics from Zhejiang University. He is a CFA charterholder.

Hideki Kinuhata

Founder & Chief Investment Officer, SILQ Capital

Hideki Kinuhata is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of SILQ Capital, a Japan-focused, fundamental, long-short investment manager based in Tokyo. Before founding SILQ Capital, Mr. Kinuhata was a Partner at Goldman Sachs, where he had a 24-year career in investment management and trading. Mr. Kinuhata was Co-Chief Investment Manager for the Goldman Sachs Investment Partners (GSIP) Global Public Equity Portfolio from 2018. Prior to assuming this role, he was Co-Head of GSIP's Pan-Asia Portfolio, which he helped launch in 2008. He was also Co-Chief Investment Officer of the GSIP Pan-Asia fund, Oryza Capital, which launched in 2013. Before joining GSIP, he was a member of the Goldman Sachs Principal Strategies Group (GSPS). He joined GSPS in 2003 and led the group managing the Japan portfolio for three years from 2005. He started his career at Goldman Sachs in 1995, working as an equity and equity-derivatives trader.

Rebecca Xu

Partner, Picea Investment Management

Rebecca Xu is a partner of Picea Investment Management and the fund manager of Picea Oriental Fund, which is a China equity long/short fund focusing on “Secular Growth” and “Disruption” investment opportunities. Before she launched the Oriental Fund in 2019, she worked for Schroder Investment Management as a fund manager running HK / China strategy as well as Asia ex Japan strategy. Rebecca received a bachelor’s degree from Tsinghua University and a master’s degree from University of Cambridge.

Krace Zhou

Founder & Chief Investment Officer, StillBrook Capital

Krace Zhou is the founding partner and Chief Investment Officer of StillBrook Capital, a Greater China Focused Absolute Return Long Only fund, headquartered in Hong Kong. Previously Krace was a 12-year veteran at Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Managing Director and co-Portfolio Manager of MSIM’s multi-billion Asia Opportunity Fund. She graduated from the Peking University with a B.S. in Mathematics

Patrick Andersen

Partner, East Rock Capital

Patrick Andersen is a Partner at East Rock Capital. Previously Mr. Andersen worked at Luxor Capital, a special situations fund, where he covered Asian equity investments and event-driven investments in the U.S. Prior to Luxor, he worked at Putnam Investments as a high yield analyst. Mr. Andersen graduated from Williams College with a BA in Mathematics and Economics.

Shane Galie

Partner and Managing Director, CornerStone Partners, LLC

Shane Galie, CFA, is a Partner and Managing Director at CornerStone Partners, LLC with co-head responsibility for public equity and hedge fund investments. As a member of CornerStone’s Management Committee and Investment Committee, he is involved in all aspects of the investment process for CornerStone client assets (approximately $10.5 billion as of December 31, 2017). His prior experience includes work for the Dartmouth College Investment Office and for the University of Virginia Investment Management Company. Shane graduated summa cum laude and University Valedictorian from James Madison University with a Bachelors of Business Administration in Finance.

Mitch Golden

Portfolio Manager, Greenlight Masters

Mitch Golden is the portfolio manager of Greenlight Masters, a New York-based investment management firm that allocates capital to value-oriented investment managers. Prior to joining Greenlight Masters, Mitch was a research consultant with Senator Investment Group, where he focused on equity, credit and special situation investments. Previously, Mitch was the founder and portfolio manager of Motu Capital Partners, a long/short equity hedge fund. Prior to founding Motu Capital Partners, Mitch served as the primary research analyst at RH Capital Associates, an opportunistic, global investment fund. Mitch began his career as a financial analyst at Wolfensohn & Co., a boutique M&A advisory firm. He then joined Oak Hill Capital, a private equity firm, and went on to be a co-founder of Quova, Inc., an Internet infrastructure company. Mitch serves on the Advisory Board for the Abaarso School of Science and Technology and is on the Advisory Council for Human Development Services of Westchester. He is also a member of the Robin Hood Family Circle in New York City. Mitch earned his BA, with Honors and Distinction, from Stanford University in 1994, and earned his MBA, with Honors, from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 2003.

Tony Rettig

Partner, Winston Partners

Tony focuses on research for Winston’s funds. Prior to joining the firm in March 2011, Tony spent nearly five years as an Investment Analyst at Lane Five Capital Management, where he assisted in founding the firm and then focused on the research and selection of long and short equities for the firm’s funds. Prior to joining Lane Five, Tony was an Investment Analyst at another long/short equity firm, Matador Capital Management. He began his career in the Equity Research Department at Raymond James & Associates. Tony received an MBA from UVA’s Darden School of Business, where he received a Faculty Award for Academic Excellence, and a BS from the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce.