Indus Capital Makes Two New Hires for Europe Fund

Newly created positions are Analyst for Trading Risk & Performance Analytics and Director of Europe Fund Operations

(New York, October 12, 2011) Indus Capital Partners, LLC has announced the creation of two new positions to support the Europe Fund. There are now eight dedicated team members and AUM of approximately $557 million.

Jianbo “Bob” Li, PhD has joined the Europe team as an Analyst responsible for Trading, Risk and Performance Analytics for the Europe Fund. Previously he was a Doctoral Student, Teaching Assistant and Research Assistant in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Rutgers University. Dr. Li holds BS and MS degrees in Mechanics and Engineering Science from Peking University and was awarded a PhD in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Rutgers University.

Keith O’Connor joins as Director of Europe Fund Operations, to coordinate internal and external resources supporting the operational infrastructure for the Indus Europe Fund. Before joining Indus, he was Chief Financial Officer at White Eagle Partners and before that, Chief Financial Officer at Wolfacre Global Management, one of the “Tiger Cubs”. He was also an Executive Director in the Prime Brokerage Division at Morgan Stanley earlier in his career. Mr. O’Connor received his BBA degree in Finance from Pace University in 1991.

The Indus Europe Fund was launched in 2006 by Gene Salamon, the Fund’s Portfolio Manager. Mr. Salamon has focused exclusively on European equities for over sixteen years. Prior to joining Indus Capital as a Partner in April 2006, he was a Partner and Portfolio Manager of a European equity long/short strategy for Omega Advisors. He has also worked at Objective Capital, Orchard Capital and Clay Finlay Inc. in European equity research.

About Indus
Established in 2000, Indus Capital Partners, LLC is an employee owned investment firm founded by former Soros Fund Partners. The company invests in public and private equity in the Asia Pacific region, Japan and Europe. Indus has 91 employees and is headquartered in New York City with offices in San Francisco and Stamford and affiliated offices in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore and London. Indus Capital Partners, LLC is currently the Investment Manager for the following primary investment funds: Indus Japan Fund, Indus Asia Pacific Fund, Indus Pacific Opportunities Fund, Indus Europe Fund, Indus Select Fund, Indus Asian Recovery Fund, and Indus Omni Fund. In the aggregate among all of its strategies, Indus Capital Partners, LLC manages approximately US$5 billion. The firm’s clients include institutional investors such as university endowments, foundations, public and private pensions and national government investment funds; high net worth individuals; and funds of hedge funds. Indus Capital Partners, LLC is registered as an investment adviser with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in the US and the Central Bank of Ireland - Financial Institutions and Funds Authorization; and Indus Capital's affiliate offices are regulated by the Financial Services Authority in the U.K., the Securities and Futures Commission in Hong Kong, the Central Bank of Ireland - Financial Institutions and Funds Authorization, and the Financial Services Agency in Japan.