CRIMSON BLACK CAPITAL SP

Applying Machine Learning to Achieve Enhanced Quantitative Investment Performance

Our unique Quantitative Investment Methodology is driven by our proprietary Models, enhanced machine learning applied to fundamental factors and granular risk management.

By combining fundamental data with leading quantitative analysis techniques, we are able to leverage our sophisticated models to deliver predictive analytics on a large range of equities.

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About Crimson Black Capital SP

Crimson Black Capital is a quantitative long/short equity fund. The fund was launched on July 1st, 2019 to deliver a resilient strategy to our clients that is able to provide uncorrelated absolute returns in rising and falling markets.

HFM European Performance Awards 2020

Crimson Black Capital was shortlisted for the HFM European Performance Awards 2020 in the Newcomer - Equity category.

Strategy

Our systematic investment process is designed to identify mispriced securities based on fundamental factors within the US market.

Our investment engine utilises machine learning to ascertain patterns within fundamental data that cannot be identified using traditional fundamental or statistical analysis. We combine this with our proprietary risk analysis and optimisation system to generate consistent returns for our investors.

Competitive Edge
Risk Management

We use statistical and quantitative risk management techniques to ensure that any incremental risk taken is likely to provide superior incremental returns. We apply stress testing, scenario analysis and quantitative risk management techniques on a daily basis across our portfolio to ensure that we are always positioned strongly in any and all market conditions.

Our Team

Pratham Sawhney
Pratham Sawhney

Chief Operating Officer

Pratham Sawhney is the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Crimson Black Capital SP, where he is responsible for the administration of the fund and the day-to-day operations of the firm. He has extensive experience in the investment industry, having spent time as an Analyst at a private family office and prior to that, Paragon Partners. Pratham is an alumni of Royal Holloway, University of London, where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Management.

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Ayush Ansel
Ayush Ansal

Chief Investment Officer

Ayush Ansal is the Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Crimson Black Capital SP, where he is responsible for overseeing the investment and research teams. Prior to launching Crimson Black, he was an Analyst for SoftBank Investment Advisors, as well as a private family office. Ayush received his Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems Management &Innovation from the University of Warwick – Warwick School of Business.

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Rito Battacharyya
Ritabrata (Rito)
Bhattacharyya

Head of Research

Ritabrata (Rito) Bhattacharyya has wide ranging experiences as a quantitative developer, investment strategist, and technologist. He designed the curriculum and teaches the final series of courses on artificial intelligence and quantitative finance at World Quant University and has worked as a consultant to multiple global hedge funds, investment management firms, and leading technology companies. Rito is an alumni of IIT Bombay and a long-standing member of Mensa. He holds multiple software patents and journal publications in diverse fields, from computational biology to customer experience management.

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Ramprakash
Radhakrishnan

Research Lead

Ramprakash (Ram) Radhakrishnan serves as Research Lead for Crimson Black Capital SP. He is a software engineer with 13 years of experience, having previously worked for Oracle. He received his Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science from Shanmugha College of Engineering.

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