Marcelo Desio founded Lucha Capital Management L.P in July 2016 and launched the fund in September of 2016. Marcelo has over 20 years of long/ short investing specializing in TMT and business services.
Marcelo, along with partners Bill Dauphinais and Cody Shevitz, manages a market neutral equity strategy focusing on technology and business services. The firm currently has $300mm in AUM and is a fundamental bottoms up based manager with a factor based risk management overlay.
Prior to founding Lucha Capital, Marcelo spent almost 5 years at Crosslink Capital and ran Triatto Capital from June 2004 – April 2007. He has been both an analyst and portfolio manager since 1992. Marcelo received his MBA from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business in 1998 and BA in Economics from UCLA in 1992. He also holds a CFA designation.