Monsoon Capital Focuses on Quant for growth

Gautam Prakash, the founder of Monsoon Capital, said that the firm focuses on quant strategies to rebuild its assets base. The firm’s assets had declined to $150 million in March 2009 from $1.6 billion before the financial crisis.

“The quant approach is the way we are trying to revive the fortunes of the firm,” said Prakash.

Monsoon capital‘s AUM is now $ 400 million, including $55 million in an India focused quant-driven fund. The firms, which managed India focused long only fund, has transformed itself into quantitative shop betting across Asia-Pacific.

Source :  Reuters

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