Nirav PatelCo-Founder and Co-PM at AIFI Capital Management
Nirav Patel is the co-Founder and Co-PM of AIFI Capital Management.
Nirav Patel has over 14 years of experience overseeing and managing mortgage backed securities origination and trading businesses. He successfully managed large portfolios through market turmoil, including the 2008 Great Recession. Using bottom-up fundamental approach to investing, Mr. Patel has been able to identify market opportunities that provide outsized returns with low volatility.
Prior to AIFI, Mr. Patel was Managing Director of the Agency CMO Business for BNP Paribas. Since joining BNP, the business has steadily moved up in the league tables and has significantly increased its profitability. A broad range of employees report to Mr. Patel, and he over sees a portfolio of investments exceeding $5 billion USD. Prior to joining BNP Paribas, Mr. Patel spent 4 years at Credit Suisse where he ran the biggest and most profitable Agency Derivative book on Wall Street. From 2007 to 2010, Mr. Patel was a trader with Deutsche Bank Capital Management, a proprietary trading desk. While Mr. Patel was trading with DBCM, the desk was one of the top performers in RMBS space.
Mr. Patel holds a B.S. in Theoretical Mathematics and a B.A. in Economics from Georgetown University, Washington D.C.