Ravi Mehta, formerly of $10 billion US hedge fund shop Maverick Capital, is setting up his own hedge fund operation called Steadview Capital, with plans to roll out a pan-Asia small-cap equity long/short strategy.
Mehta was one of two analysts responsible for identifying investment ideas in Asia for the cyclicals team at Maverick, based in New York. The team coverage included the manufacturing, commodities, real estate, transportation and energy sectors. Mehta's particular focus was on identifying both longs and shorts in the Indian and Japanese markets. Prior to Maverick, Mehta worked in investment