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October 2021
New York, NY

Gaurav Aggarwal
Co-Founder and Co-Portfolio Manager at Metis Opportunity


Gaurav is the co-founder and co-portfolio manager of Metis India Opportunity Fund (MIOF). Prior to starting Metis in 2011, he was a senior analyst with portfolio management duties over $50 million in fund of fund assets at a leading regional investment bank (Global Investment House) in the Middle East. Prior to this, he was with Bay Harbour Management, a $1.2 billion distressed debt and equity hedge fund in New York City. He has also served as an analyst with Polen Capital Management, a $8 billion+ long-only firm with a very successful long-term track record. He received an M.S. in Accounting (specializing in Finance) and B.S. in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has also passed all levels of the CPA exam. In 2017, he publicly committed to create an India charity corpus by initially allocating 10% of his annual share of earnings (net management and incentive fees) from fund management. This has been since raised to 25% from 2018.

Agenda Sessions

  • Emerging Manager Showcase