IDEG HIRES INDUSTRY VETERANS TO BOOST INSTITUTIONAL INVESTMENT IN DIGITAL ASSETS

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2022-04-21

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, April 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — IDEG Asset Management Limited (IDEG), a professional digital asset manager and member of the CTH Group, today announced the appointment of two senior executives to lead the investment process and institutional sales of the TIMES suite of the company’s digital asset products.

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Kevin Loo joins IDEG as Head of Investment Insights. He will oversee the firm’s institutional asset management business, drawing on his deep industry contacts and more than two decades of experience in traditional finance and digital assets. During his career, he held senior investment positions at PIMCO, Fidelity International and BNP Paribas and was a mentor for the Hong Kong Cyberport Incubator Programme.

Gigi Luk joins the firm as Managing Partner, Investment. She will advise institutional clients including banks, asset managers, wealth managers, family offices, pension plans and sovereigns investing in digital assets and blockchain venture capital, including sustainable mining of crypto. She joins MCP Alternative Asset Partners after holding senior positions at SPARX, UBS and Vision Investment Management.

Earlier this month, IDEG announced the appointment of Marcus Thielen as Head of Portfolio Management and Deputy Chief Investment Officer, as the firm continues to grow its investment team to support the growing number of funds it launches on its platform. In April, it already added Ethereum, Luna, and Decentralized Finance (DeFi) funds to its TIMES themed product shelf.

The TIMES product suite provides qualified investors with compliant, secure and professionally managed exposure to digital assets through a combination of thematic strategies with different risk profiles that cover tracking, interest, mining, yield and structured products.

Learn more about IDEG and TIMES

IDEG is a group of digital asset management companies only.

IDEG Asset Management Limited is the offshore fund manager of the IDEG Group, a BVI-licensed manager licensed by the British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission. IDEG Asset Management Limited acts as investment manager for various products within the TIMES product range.

IDEG has pioneered a range of multi-strategy thematic products, TIMES, allowing accredited and institutional investors to access digital asset market opportunities with variable risk exposure. TIMES includes actively managed tracking products; paid products; Mining-backed products; Income products exposed to DeFi strategies; and Structured solutions adapted to the needs of the investor.

In 2019, IDEG launched from Asia first Bitcoin Trust and Atlas Mining Trust. Unlike passively managed funds and trusts, Asia Bitcoin Trust I is an enhanced bitcoin trust, which seeks to enhance returns using active management by applying a range of hedging and arbitrage strategies to enhance returns for investors while effectively controlling the risk of direct debit. The funds are only open to qualified investors.

LEGAL DISCLAIMER: No interest in securities is being offered pursuant to this press release. None of these securities have been registered for public offering with any securities regulatory authority in any jurisdiction and are not available for retail sale or public subscription. Investing in digital assets involves significant risk and potential for total loss of capital. You are advised to seek independent professional financial and legal advice. Regulatory status is not an endorsement by a regulator. No regulatory body has approved or endorsed this publication.

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