Hedge Funds

UBS O’Connor brings on portfolio manager for long/short China fund

Leo Guo was named portfolio manager at multistrategy hedge fund manager UBC O'Connor.

The position is new. He is prepping a new global long/short equity strategy with initial focus on China-related ideas and consumer technology, confirmed a UBS spokeswoman in an email.

Mr. Guo was a long/short portfolio manager at multistrategy hedge fund manager Millennium Management. Tripp Kyle, a Millennium spokesman, declined to comment on Mr. Guo's replacement.

As of June 30, UBS O'Connor managed about $5 billion and Millennium, $34 billion.