About China Last Night
China Last Night powered by KraneShares is a daily note produced by Artemis and the KraneShares research team led by Chief Investment Officer Brendan Ahern. This daily recap provides insight on what drove China’s equity, fixed income, and currency markets performance last night. Analysis includes local broker insights, policy, trade, public company announcements, and sector performance.
Content on China Last Night is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as investment advice.
About Artemis Capital
Established in 2017 by Eli Malka and Nati Laizer, Arcap is an independent third party marketer for a select group of leading Asset Managers from across the globe. Our mission is to establish our clients’ brands and generate capital inflows from the largest and most well known pension funds, insurance & investment houses, family offices and private banks in Israel.
Nati is a co-founder of Artemis Capital and is the Head of Sales. He is an institutional sales and marketing professional with over 10 years’ worth of experience in Israel. Nati also has extensive experience working directly with pension funds, insurance and investment houses, private banks and family offices. He previously worked as the Head of Institutional Sales at Tachlit – a part of the Meitav Dash group which is one of Israel’s leading Investment houses.
Eli is a co-founder of Artemis Capital and is the Head of Business Development and Relationship Management. He has 15 years’ worth of sales and business development experience in banking and asset management in London. He manages the firm’s key client relationships and is responsible for ongoing research of fund managers and development of the firm’s product offering.
Brendan Ahern is the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) at KraneShares where he is in charge of the firm’s research, education and investor outreach efforts. He was an early pioneer of the US exchange traded fund (ETF) industry as one of the first 20 employees of iShares by BlackRock. Within iShares, Brendan experienced the proliferation of ETFs and the growth of the ETF industry firsthand.
During his tenure at iShares he saw AUM grow from a few billion to $1.5 trillion. This “from the ground up” experience forged his comprehensive expertise with all aspects of the ETF industry including product development, marketing, branding, and business strategy. Brendan’s role at KraneShares ensures he visits China frequently. He is a veracious consumer of Chinese financial news and is in regular contact with the firm’s Chinese partners.
Brendan is considered a preeminent expert in global financial markets with a particular focus on China, and is often sought after by leading business and financial outlets including but not limited to CNBC, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal and Investor’s Business Daily.
Brendan graduated from the College of the Holy Cross and has a Master of Science in Financial Analysis from the University of San Francisco.