Louis Villa, Founder and Chief Investment Officer

Louis founded Ananda Asset Management in October 2018. He is Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager.

Prior to founding Ananda, Louis was a portfolio manager at hedge funds Moore Capital and SAC in their London offices running significant long/short equity books from 2012 to 2018. Louis has a strong track record of delivering solid returns with very limited volatility.


Before that, he was a partner at the hedge funds Edoma and Talaris Capital focusing on Industrial and Consumer companies.

He is a co-founder of Lafayette Real Estate, a NY-based private equity firm focused on subprime real estate. 

Louis started his career at Goldman Sachs in London in Mergers & Acquisitions and graduated from HEC Paris in 1998.

Louis has been deploying capital into equities since 2003.