Xiaofan “George” Yang

Chief Investment Officer and Founding Partner

George Yang is Chief Investment Officer and Founding Partner of Anatole. Prior to forming Anatole, he was a founding member, partner, and head of Greater China at Falcon Edge Capital L.P. in New York, a multi-billion dollar “Tiger Cub” hedge fund.

At Falcon Edge Capital L.P., George was not only responsible for the long/short public equities strategy in Asia, but also made a series of high-profile private investments (DiDi Taxi and Alibaba etc) in Greater China. He also participated a series of investments in India’s new economies such Ola Cabs and News Hunt etc. During his tenure between 2012 to 2015, he helped Falcon Edge generate respectable returns from Greater China exposure.

Before Falcon Edge, George co-managed Value Partners Hedge Fund at Value Partners Limited, one of Asia’s largest Asia-based absolute return funds with ~US$18bn in AUM. In Feb 2011, Value Partners Hedge Fund was ranked 4th globally among long/short equity funds by Bloomberg based on past 5 years returns. He was voted No. 1 in Asia in 2010 Thomson Reuters Excel Survey of Leading Buyside Individuals.

Gary Lee

Chief Operating Officer and Founding Partner

Gary Lee is Chief Operating Officer and Founding Partner of Anatole. Prior to forming Anatole, he built and led the institutional equity sales and trading team at GF Securities (Hong Kong), where he was also a Responsible Officer.

Before GF Securities, Gary was a senior HK/China and Asia equity salesperson at Jefferies, Samsung Securities, Shenyin Wanguo Securities, Oppenheimer Investments Asia, and CIBC World Markets. Prior to moving to Hong Kong, he served as an US equity research associate covering financial institutions at CIBC World Markets in New York and structured asset-backed securities collateralized by intellectual property royalties at Licent Capital in New York.