SoftBank hired a London investor to help manage its $100 billion tech fund

Japanese tech giant SoftBank has hired the founder of a London-based investment fund to help manage its new $100 billion (£82 billion) tech fund, Bloomberg reports.

Akshay Naheta, founder and chief investment officer of Knight Assets, has been appointed to guide public equity investments and potential acquisitions for SoftBank's new "Vision Fund," according to the report.

Knight Assets, run out of an office in Mayfair, is set to be shut down, Bloomberg's source reportedly said.

The investment firm's website is currently not available, but the company was reportedly planning to raise a new...
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