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RAM Active Investments has appointed Nexus Investment Advisors Limited as manager of RAM ASIA BOND TOTAL RETURN FUND (previously known as SAMENA (LUX) GLOBAL FUNDS - CREDIT OPPORTUNITIES FUND), keeping in place the same investment team since the fund’s inception

Geneva, May 27th 2015 – RAM Active Investments („RAM”) is delighted to announce the appointment of Nexus Investment Advisors Limited ("Nexus") as the Investment Manager of RAM (LUX) TACTICAL FUNDS II - ASIA BOND TOTAL RETURN FUND.

This decision is the logical consequence following the departure of the fund's management team, Richard Yang and Carl Wong, from Samena Capital to join Nexus. Nexus is an excellent platform for the investment team to continue managing the fund. In order to place emphasis on the fund’s investment style, RAM has decided to rename the fund “RAM Asia Bond Total Return”.

“After three years of successful collaboration with Richard and Carl, we now look forward to continuing working with them at Nexus, which is a very dynamic and entrepreneurial firm, housed with talented and experienced investment professionals. RAM believes that the leadership and the wealth of experience in Asia credit of David Fung, CEO and founder of Nexus, will undoubtedly also bring a lot of value added to the investors in the fund” said Thomas de Saint-Seine, CEO of RAM Active Investments.

“We appreciate RAM’s support over the past three years and we are pleased to continue managing the RAM Asia Bond Total Return Fund on the Nexus platform. We anticipate a seamless transition and look forward to the continued success at Nexus with our partners at RAM.” added Richard Yang, Senior Fund Manager of RAM Asia Bond Total Return.

This document is solely for the attention of journalists and professionals of the press/media sector. The information contained herein, concerning the Luxembourg Sicav RAM (Lux) TACTICAL FUNDS II, and more particularly RAM (Lux) TACTICAL FUNDS II – ASIA BOND TOTAL RETURN. The information is given solely in order to provide journalists and professionals of the press/media sector with an overview of RAM (Lux) TACTICAL FUNDS II – ASIA BOND TOTAL RETURN and the use of same falls within their sole editorial independence, for which RAM assumes no responsibility. RAM Active Investments S.A. is authorised and regulated in Switzerland by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA). Nexus Investment Advisors Limited is authorised and regulated in Hong Kong by the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC).

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About Nexus Investment Advisors Limited

Nexus Investment Advisors Limited (“Nexus”) is a fund management firm formed in 2014. Nexus is an Asian credit specialists company offering a product range covering the entire liquidity and credit spectrum including long-only, actively managed UCITs credit funds, multi-strategy credit hedge funds, special situations and private debt funds.The investment team includes veterans of the Asian debt market with backgrounds from reputable hedge funds and investment banks.Nexus is regulated by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission for Type 4 and Type 9 activities.
David Fung David Fung founded Nexus Capital Management Limited in 2014 by spinning out the Special Situations team from SPARX Group, which he joined in 2006. Prior to SPARX, Mr. Fung was a Director in the Asia Pacific Diversified Industrials Investment Banking Group at Citigroup, where he was the lead coverage officer of the HK/China franchise. Mr. Fung began his career in the Equity Research Department of Salomon Brothers in Hong Kong, where he covered sectors including regional properties, conglomerates, transportation, power and utilities. Mr. Fung holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Toronto, Canada.

Richard Yang Richard Yang has over 20 years’ experience in the Asian debt markets. He is a co-founder of Nexus Capital Management, a Hong Kong-based investment management firm specializing in Asian credit. Prior to Nexus he was Director and Senior Portfolio Manager at Samena Capital, where he oversaw the firm's Credit Business. He was a Director of PMA Investment Advisors (SPARX Asia) and part of a team that managed over $1bn in Asian Credit & Fixed Income investments. He also co-founded Trigon, an award winning hedge fund focusing on Asian credit strategies which merged with PMA in 2006. Prior to moving into investment management, he was a Vice President at JP Morgan where he spent 8 years in the areas of Private Equity, Investment Banking and Debt Capital Markets in Hong Kong and Singapore. Mr. Yang graduated from the University of Pennsylvania..

Carl Wong Carl Wong is a Vice President and a Senior Portfolio Manager of Nexus Investment Advisors Ltd. He has 16 years of experience in the Asian fixed income market. Prior to Nexus, Mr. Wong was the Head of Credit Research at Samena Capital HK Ltd, overseeing its Samena Asian Credit Fund and Samena Credit Opportunity Fund. He was previously a Portfolio Manager at Triskele Capital Management where he managed the firm’s Asian Convertible Bond Fund and Greater China Equity Fund. He was also a portfolio manager at a long-only Asian Fixed Income Fund and Asian multi-strategy funds. Mr. Wong began his career at Bank of America (Asia) as a fixed income analyst covering Asian IG and HY issuers. Mr. Wong has a BBA degree with High Distinction from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and is a CFA® charterholder.

About RAM Active Investments

RAM Active Investments (“RAM”) is an independent active asset manager providing worldwide institutional clients with top performing investment funds in equities and fixed income. RAM Active Investments exceeding USD 3.7 billion in assets under management in 2015. Within our equity strategies, we use an innovative disciplined stock selection approach based on systematic fundamental and behavioral analysis of companies to uncover a blend of Value, Growth and Income opportunities. Our proprietary portfolio construction process allows us to build a diversified portfolio aiming to generate consistent alpha through the cycle with strong market and liquidity risk control.
Within our fixed income strategies, we offer a range of active non-benchmarked bond funds with distinctive profiles such as global investment-grade, Europe convertibles and EM Asia credit. The investment process is structured and based on an in-depth analysis of both macro and credit cycles, coupled with market flow and valuation analysis.
We believe that our ability to innovate seamlessly across our business lines enables us to deliver the key element of Performance in each of our strategies. This commitment to innovation in our portfolio construction and stock selection process applies across all our investment solutions.

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