Source: Hedgeweek Awards | March 2011
Venus Capital was established in Boston in 1994 and regards itself as North America’s first India-focused hedge fund. The firm was registered with the SEC in 2000 and manages the assets of a variety of private clients, principally family offices, funds of funds, pension funds and endowments.
Vik Mehrotra is the firm’s founder and chief executive and is also portfolio manager to the flagship Venus Relative Fund. Dylan Tinker is Venus Capital’s second portfolio manager and trading strategist, who assists across all funds. The other members of the management team include trading strategist Tajinder Singh, and ex-Fortis prop trader, and cheif operating officer Vikas Chawla. A number of analysts and traders make up the rest of the investment team.