Meru Capital Group

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Key Facts

HeadquartersNew York
AUM$501 million
AUM as ofMarch 30, 2017


Meru Capital Group is a hedge fund based in New York. It was founded in 12/01/2009 by Guru Ramakrishnan. They hold $501 million in assets under management as of March 30, 2017. Founded by four of the founders of Old Lane LP, the fund sold to Citigroup in July of 2007. Of the $300mm of initial capital, up to $75mm belongs to the partners.
Three other principals are Jonathan Barton, Jeff Moskowitz and Ajay Khanna. Each of whom worked at Morgan Stanley, later started Old Lane and were absorbed by Citi. The final two principals are Upender Rao and Ashwin Kumar.

Sub Funds and Performance

NameAUM (bn) Type Min Investment Num Clients Internal $ % Fund of Funds $ % Prime Brokers
Meru Cayman Hff, Ltd. 0.023 hedge fund 5,000,000 4
Meru Cayman Master Fund, L.P. 0.285 hedge fund 100,000 16 71.0 Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley
Meru US Hff, LP 0.202 hedge fund 5,000,000 11 77.0

Key People

Guru KothandaramanNone Indirect Owner> 75%
Guru KothandaramanPartner Owner or Officer> 75%
Fabio SantagataChief Compliance Officer/Chief Financial Officer Owner or OfficerNone