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Fund Snapshot

Year of Inception 2014
Number of Stocks 20-22
Investment Horizon Medium to Long Term
Fund Managers Nalin Moniz and Pranav Parikh

Unique Feature

A Long Short Fund with Satellite Opportunities around Special Situations like Buybacks, Delistings, Mergers.

Investment Philosophy

Core long term equity strategy that holds long positions in stocks that have strong earnings growth, cash flows and corporate governance. Average Exposure: 70-80%. Holding Period: three-plus years.

Satellite event-based strategies are lower risk, absolute return-oriented such as open offers, buybacks, IPOs, Delistings, Mergers and Demergers. Average Exposure: 20-30%. Holding Period: 4-9 Months.

Satellite shorts & hedging limits downside through hedging or shorting companies with weak fundamentals and are overvalued. Average Exposure: 20-30%. Holding Period: 3-9 Months.

About Fund Managers

Nalin Moniz : Chief Investment Officer – Alternative Equities, Edelweiss AMC
Nalin Moniz Edelweiss AMC
Nalin Moniz Edelweiss AMC

A graduate of the Jerome Fisher Program in Management and Technology from the University of Pennsylvania (USA); with joint degrees in Economics from the Wharton School & Computer Science Engineering from the Moore School, meet the CIO of Alternative Equity at Edelweiss Asset Management – Mr. Nalin Moniz, CFA.Nalin was earlier associated with Goldman Sachs Asset Management as a Portfolio Manager when he thought of starting his own venture in India by the name of Forefront Capital Management, an alternative asset management firm, which was acquired by Edelweiss in 2014.

With a decade and a half of financial experience under his belt, he played a pivotal role in Edelweiss’ acquisition of Ambit Capital’s AIF business in 2016.

A marathon enthusiast, he has run races in Amsterdam and Berlin in the last two years. When asked his secret to running 42.195 km, he said “You run 1 km 42 times.”

At Edelweiss Asset Management, he leads the research and portfolio management for the alternative equity funds across AIF, PMS and offshore platforms in addition to being the fund manager for the Edelweiss Alternative Equity Scheme.

He’s also been a Eureka Hedge Indian Hedge Fund of the Year nominee in 2014, 2016 and 2017 and voted as one of the top 40 under 40 professionals in Indian alternative investments.

Pranav Parikh

Under Edelweiss Asset Management Ltd,  Pranav Parikh handled Crossover I and II. Q Investments’ franchise in India was previously built up and formed, including investments in private equity and public markets. Global M&A Network named him India’s Private Equity Deal Maker of the Year. Profitable exits from critical investments in India, with considerable cash, returns to investors, amid one of the most difficult periods in the global investment sector. With an emphasis on risk-adjusted returns, he has over 20 years of successful investment expertise in the US and Indian markets. He formerly worked at Q Investments, a $ 4 billion multi-strategy fund based in the United States. Long-term buy-side experience with the most complex capital structures and strategies, including public and private equity, high yield, convertibles, distressed debt, and unique scenarios such as merger and convertible arbitrage, spin-offs, recaps, and LBOs.

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