Launches & Closures

Monsoon Capital’s pan-Asia CTA fund readies to launch


Gautam Prakesh
Monsoon Capital is preparing to launch a pan-Asia equity futures CTA strategy that leverages the systematic quantitative trading strategy it has employed in the Indian futures market, but this time deploying it across the most liquid equity index futures markets in the Asia-Pacific region.

Gautam Prakash, the founder and senior managing director of Monsoon Capital, an alternative asset manager focused on emerging markets, says the firm is launching a US version of the fund on 1 July and looking forward to receiving the approval of Irish regulators to launch a UCITS version on