Venus Capital is pleased to announce that Steve Barney has joined us as a Strategic Adviser.  Steve will support the management in strategic direction of Venus Capital, plus have responsibilities in respect of business development, administration and operations.

Steve brings more than 30 years of experience in the wealth management industry, with a broad range of positions held, including senior roles in business development, team management, risk and compliance, plus recently in management consulting.  Steve will be based in London.

Venus Capital founder and CEO, Vik Mehrotra says, “We are pleased to welcome Steve to Venus Capital and are confident that this strong addition to our management team will help drive our future growth and success.”

Venus has global reach with local knowledge. Over the years, Venus has invested over a $1B in India and is recognized for its low risk strategies. Its direct lending fund for India generates absolute returns uncorrelated to any indices and investors can participate in it with the objective of preserving capital and generating annual yields. The strategy is less risky than investing in the Nifty index and offers the chance of producing private equity like returns with debt-like risks in India.

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