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The Asia head of a $1.6 billion hedge fund is setting up a new shop with the backing of his boss

Keita Arisawa, who oversaw TPG-Axon Capital Management's Hong Kong office, is in the early stages of setting up a new hedge fund with the backing of his boss. The launch comes after TPG-Axon Capital – a one-time $13 billion hedge fund firm – announced it is scaling back and closing the Hong Kong office. "I think Keita is very talented, and I'm enthusiastically supporting/backing his fund launch," Dinakar Singh, founder of TPG-Axon Capital, said in an email to Business Insider.
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