• OUR FIRM

  • JASPER CAPITAL INTERNATIONAL (“Jasper Capital”) is a quantitative hedge fund manager founded in 2013 in Shenzhen, China.
    Three of the four Co-Founders were partners at its affiliate firm, Jasper Asset Management, a U.S. hedge fund headquartered in New York. Jasper Capital’s investment approach deploys a successful discipline to capture opportunities in the Chinese equity markets. As an industry leader in China with extensive local and global investment and risk management experience, Jasper Capital’s Co-Founders offer investors multiple strategies designed to capitalize on China’s domestic market inefficiencies and future Chinese growth.

ABOUT US

  • FIRM HISTORY
  • INVESTMENT PHILOSOPHY
  • INVESTMENT FRAMEWORK
  • INVESTMENT STRATEGIES
  • GIVING BACK

TEAM

  • CO-FOUNDERS
  • INVESTMENT TEAM
  • JASPER CAPITAL’s Co-Founders have extensive experience implementing systematic strategies both in China and developed markets.
    Jasper Capital’s Co-Founders emphasize a culture of integrity, transparency, and innovation. A commitment to the highest standards of risk and investment management, operational infrastructure, and reporting transparency are strongly emphasized.
    • CIO, CEO
      Dr. Yiping Wang
    • COO, Chairman Of The Board
      MEI SHI
    • CFO, Head of Fundamental Research
      DR. JASON JIANG
    • Chief Risk & Compliance Officer
      DR. BILL LIU
      • CIO, CEO
        Dr. Yiping Wang
        20+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
        • Launched Jasper Capital in 2013
        • Founded Jasper Asset Management (1999-2011), a statistical arbitrage hedge fund based on proprietary equities-based models, regularly top-ranked by Barclays Hedge
        • Strategist and proprietary trader (1997-1999) for Citigroup, Smith Barney and Salomon Brothers
        • Columbia University, PhD, Aerospace Engineering
        • Columbia University, MBA, Finance
        • Shanghai Jiatong University, PhD, Medicine
      • COO, Chairman Of The Board
        MEI SHI
        15+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
        • Managing Director, China Galaxy Securities Co., Ltd.
        • Partner at Jasper Asset Management, LLC
        • BlackRock, specialist for risk management and trading systems
        • Columbia University, M. Phil., Electrical Engineering
        • Columbia University, MS, Mechanical Engineering
      • CFO, Head of Fundamental Research
        DR. JASON JIANG
        15+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
        • Partner at Jasper Asset Management, LLC
        • Director at Transamerica Financial Advisors
        • Associate Professor of Shanghai University
        • Indiana University, MBA
        • Northwestern University, PhD, Mechanical Engineering
      • Chief Risk & Compliance Officer
        DR. BILL LIU
        10+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
        • Vice President of China Galaxy Securities Co., Ltd.
        • Post-doctoral economist at Shenyin & Wanguo Securities
        • Visiting Scholar, Tilburg University in Holland – Center for Economic Research
        • Beijing University of Technology, PhD, Management Science and Engineering
  • Jasper’s core investment team brings extensive developed market experience and China market expertise in quantitative research, systematic trading, portfolio construction and risk management to the firm.
    The investment team is composed of 25 analysts, researchers, data scientists, and portfolio managers with 16 doctoral degrees and 22 masters degrees from top global universities. Before joining Jasper Capital, many of these members have had prior work experience for global financial institutions in major developed markets.
    • CIO, CEO
      Dr. Yiping Wang
    • CFO, Head of Fundamental Research
      DR. JASON JIANG
    • Managing Director, Chief Strategist
      DR. ZHIFENG ZHANG
    • Managing Director, Portfolio Manager
      JERRY WANG
    • Managing Director, Portfolio Manager
      DR. ZHANG CHEN, CFA
    • Executive Director, Portfolio Manager
      DR. JIE DU
    • Executive Director, Portfolio Manager
      DR. BO HUANG
    • Director, Portfolio Manager
      JIMMY JI
    • Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager
      PETER YE
      • CIO, CEO
        Dr. Yiping Wang
        20+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
          • Launched Jasper Capital in 2013
          • Founded Jasper Asset Management (1999-2011), a statistical arbitrage hedge fund based on proprietary equities-based models, regularly top-ranked by Barclays Hedge
          • Strategist and proprietary trader (1997-1999) for Citigroup, Smith Barney and Salomon Brothers
          • Columbia University, PhD, Aerospace Engineering
          • Columbia University, MBA, Finance
          • Shanghai Jiatong University, PhD, Medicine
      • CFO, Head of Fundamental Research
        DR. JASON JIANG
        15+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
          • Partner at Jasper Asset Management, LLC
          • Director at Transamerica Financial Advisors
          • Associate Professor of Shanghai University
          • Indiana University, MBA
          • Northwestern University, PhD, Mechanical Engineering
      • Managing Director, Chief Strategist
        DR. ZHIFENG ZHANG
        20+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
          • 22 years of investment experience in U.S. and Chinese equity, fixed income and derivatives markets
          • Infore Capital Management, CEO & CIO (2013-2017)
          • Bosera Asset Management Co., Alternative Investments CIO (2008-2013)
          • Barclays Global Investor, Head of FI Derivatives Research (2004-2006)
          • Morgan Stanley, Executive Director, Head of Global Derivatives Research (1995-2004)
          • New York University, Ph.D. Mathematics
      • Managing Director, Portfolio Manager
        JERRY WANG
        15+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
          • 20 years of investment experience in U.S. Hong Kong and Chinese FX, fixed income and derivatives markets
          • Commerzbank, Managing Director (2015-2017)
          • Société Générale, Director in Fixed Income and Currencies Trading (2012-2015)
          • Daiwa Sercuities, Executive Director in FICC Derivatives Trading (2010-2012)
          • Calyon Corporate and Investment Bank, Executive Director in FICC Derivatives Trading (2006-2010)
          • HSBC, Vice President in Interest Rate Derivatives Trading (2004-2006)
          • Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania M.B.A 
          • Tsinghua University, Bachelor in Physics
      • Managing Director, Portfolio Manager
        DR. ZHANG CHEN, CFA
        10+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
          • 11 years of investment experience in Asia emerging markets and especially in Greater China.
          • Rosefinch Global, CIO & Co-founder (2017-2014)
          • Arohi Asset Management, Portfolio Manager (2012 – 2014)
          • Capital Group International Inc., China Analyst (2008 – 2012)
          • Before the financial industry Mr. Chen was a tenured associate professor of Physics at Manhattanville College.
          • Columbia University, PhD in high energy nuclear and particle physics
          • Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, MBA
          • Fudan University, BA in theoretical physics
      • Executive Director, Portfolio Manager
        DR. JIE DU
        5+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
          • Infore Capital Management, Portfolio Manager (2016-2017)
          • Guggenheim Partners Investment Management, Portfolio Manager (2012-2016)
          • University of Southern California, Ph.D. Applied Mathematics, MS Statistics
      • Executive Director, Portfolio Manager
        DR. BO HUANG
        5+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
          • Infore Capital Management, Portfolio Manager(2016-2017)
          • Arxis Capital LLC, Quantitative Strategist (2014-2016)
          • Columbia University, Ph.D. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
      • Director, Portfolio Manager
        JIMMY JI
        5+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
          • Goldman Sachs, Vice President in Capital Trading (2010-2014)
          • Microsoft, Software Engineer
          • University of California, Irvine, Master in Engineering
      • Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager
        PETER YE
        3+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
          • BondTrust, Senior Research Analyst
          • South China University of Technology, Master in Computer Science

NEWS & INSIGHTS

  • Mar 18
    Linkedin
    Jasper Capital's CIO Dr. Yiping Wang Speaks at SBAI Big Data and AI Roundtable in New York
    The SBAI held its second roundtable dedicated to “big data and artificial intelligence” in asset management. The roundtable held in New York brought together leading practitioners from the US, Canada, Europe and China to discuss the current state of innovation in this area as well as the legal and compliance challenges that can arise when using new “alternative” data sources.
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  • Mar 07
    AsiaHedge
    Jasper Capital in the News
    Jasper Capital International, a quantitative hedge fund operating from Shenzhen, is understood to be establishing a Hong Kong operation this year, sources told AsiaHedge. It is understood that the group, which spun off from US affiliate Jasper Asset Management – a developed markets-focused statistical arbitrage hedge fund – in 2013
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  • Feb 12
    ALPHAWEEK
    Jasper Capital in the News
    The Standards Board for Alternative Investments (SBAI), previously the Hedge Fund Standards Board, has, since it was founded in 2008, been pushing the international alternative investment industry to commit to high standards and adopt a more transparent approach to communications with institutional investors. Centred around 5 core themes – disclosure, valuation, risk management, fund governance ...
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  • Jan 06
    China Insights Letter
    Jasper Capital International December 2017 China Insights Letter
    Inefficiencies in the Chinese equity markets are often attributed to the disproportionate level of retail investor participation. In this month’s China Insights Letter we focus on the changing level of retail investor participation in China and whether or not recent observed changes are having an impact on market efficiency.
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  • Jan 05
    FINalternatives
    Jasper Capital in the News
    Jasper Capital, a systemic investment manager founded in 2013 in Shenzhen, China, has become the second China-based signatory to the Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB)
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  • Oct 01
    China Insights Letter
    Jasper Capital International October 2017 China Insights Letter
    We strongly believe that China’s market inefficiencies offer attractive opportunities for consistent excess returns. Compared to developed markets, the opportunity set available in China to generate alpha is greater. This is due to the Chinese market’s large proportion of retail investors and misbehaviors of key market stakeholders that results in market inefficiencies. The key market stakehol...
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  • Sep 01
    China Insights Letter
    Jasper Capital International September 2017 Newsletter
    From a quant perspective, the greatest risk in the Chinese equity markets in 2017 has been regulatory intervention and policy risk. Systematic investors can do their very best to try to read Beijing’s tea leaves on policy and regulation, but at the end of the day exogenous shocks in the form of policy and regulatory intervention are part and parcel of systematic investing. What makes China’s r...
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