Venus Capital To Launch India-Focused Fund

Mar 31 2006 | 12:15pm ET

Boston-based Venus Capital, which focuses exclusively on investing in Asia, is launching an event driven fund on April 1. Vik Mehrotra, founder and ceo of the firm, said the Venus Special Situations Fund will invest primarily in Indian securities and is being marketed to both U.S. and European investors.

"We aim to capitalize on inefficiencies in the [Indian] marketplace where information is difficult to get," he said. "There is no sell-side research covering event driven opportunities."


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