Capital Group veteran starts long/short equity fund

By Rob Copeland

Fri Oct 4, 2013

Ashish Kumar had spent seven years investing at the $1.1 trillion Capital Group.

  Ashish Kumar
Ashish Kumar, until June an analyst helping to run $2.5 billion in equity investments at the Capital Group, has started Maurya Capital in San Francisco.

The fund runs a long/short equity strategy partially focused on the oil sector, principally companies with market capitalizations of more than $200 million, the founder confirmed in a telephone interview. The portfolio consists of approximately 15 long positions and 5 short...

ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H

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