Wong Wai Kar, Carl
Carl is the Head of Fixed Income at Avenue. He has 20 years of experience in the Asian fixed income market. Prior to Avenue, Mr. Wong was a Principal and Senior Portfolio Manager at Nexus Investment Advisors Ltd where he ran three liquid strategies, including one UCITs long-only fixed income fund and two credit long/short hedge funds with an aggregate AUM of ~US$230m.
Before Nexus, he 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 also ran a long-only Asian Fixed Income Fund at Enhanced Investment Products Ltd. Prior to these, he has worked as a Portfolio Manager / Head of Research at Cannizaro Capital and Lionhart Asia Ltd, two Asian multi-strategy hedge funds.
Mr. Wong began his career at Bank of America (Asia) as a fixed income analyst. Mr. Wong has a BBA degree with High Distinction from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and is a CFA® charter holder.