Sanjiv Duggal talks
to AsiaHedge about the lessons he learned in 2008, what
adjustments he made to HSBC's India Alpha Fund and the current
state of the Indian investment environment
Sanjiv Duggal is the manager of the HSBC
Indian Alpha Fund and has been involved in the management of
the flagship HSBC GIF Indian Equity Fund since April 1996.
After surviving a punishing year for Indian hedge fund
managers, Duggal has taken the India Alpha Fund back beyond its
high-water mark in 2009 and now sees plenty of reasons to be
excited about the Indian market in the months ahead.
Having managed a successful long-only Indian equity
fund for more than a decade, what prompted HSBC, under the
umbrella of Halbis, to launch an Indian long/short
Sanjiv Duggal: We thought there was a gap in the Indian hedge
funds space. Most hedge funds were aiming...