Launches & Closures

Indus launches Asian strategy fund on Morgan Stanley platform


An Asian investment strategy, managed by Indus Capital Partners, is the fifth UCITS hedge fund to launch onto the Morgan Stanley platform.

The Indus PacifiChoice Asia Fund will offer access to a long/short equity strategy focused on the Asia Pacific region including Australia and Japan. The investment managers are using Morgan Stanley’s Irish-domiciled FundLogic Alternatives Platform.

Indus Capital Partners is a New York-headquartered internationally focused long/short equity group founded in 2000 by former Soros partners David Kowitz and Sheldon Kasowitz.

The firm has a highly successful 10 year track record, assets of around $4 billion and managers money for a blue-chip roster (see earlier story here).

A source from Indus Capital says: “Asian markets are inherently inefficient and are therefore an excellent