Hedge Funds

Indus flies below the radar with stealthy European performance


New York-based Indus Capital is best known for its Asian investment prowess. But the firm has also racked up an excellent track record with its long/short European equity fund - which is up by more than 30% in the course of a four-year period when European equity markets have fallen by over 20%

Indus Capital Partners, the New York-headquartered and internationally focused long/short equity group founded in 2000 by former Soros partners David Kowitz and Sheldon Kasowitz, is one of those old-style private investment firms that prefers to fly below the radar.

Gene Salamon

A case in point is the firm's Indus Europe Fund - which has racked up an excellent four-year track record and runs more than $300 million in assets, yet is hardly known outside of the firm's core investor base.

That low-profile approach is entirely in keeping with the firm's history and culture. To those