InCred Alternatives Investments Pvt Ltd. (“InCred”), the, alternative assets arm of InCred Group, announces the appointment of Mr. Rishi Kohli as Chief Investment Officer – Hedge Fund Strategies.
Rishi will be responsible for spearheading InCred’s first Quant Fund. His appointment marks the next step of InCred’s foray into Alternative strategies including long-short equity, venture capital, and structured credit.
Rishi is a hedge fund veteran with an experience of over 21 years in the Indian capital markets. Prior to joining InCred, he was associated with Avendus. He has been a pioneer in options strategies in India, launching India’s first quantitative hedge fund in 2007, and the first systematic managed futures fund in Asia in 2011 at ProAlpha, as part of US-based Monsoon Capital. Rishi has run various hedge fund strategies across India and Asia with a focus on quantitative and systematic strategies and earned industry recognition in the form of awards for the Best New Asian Fund and Best Managed Futures Fund in Asia.
He holds an MBA from IIM Lucknow and a Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Kanpur.
Commenting on this occasion Mr. Bhupinder Singh- Founder & CEO, InCred, said “We are delighted to have Rishi on board. His deep expertise in developing and managing quant investment strategies will help enhance our bouquet of alternative strategies. He will add immense value to our asset management platform as we expand into new asset classes and build diverse solutions for our clients.”