Much has been written about Warren Buffet and Berkshire Hathaway, George Soros and Quantum Fund, as well as Bruce Kovner and CAM Capital. On the other hand, not trailing behind them is another successful hedge fund manager Sanjay Shay and its Solo Capital.
Who is Sanjay Shah
Sanjay Shah is a successful entrepreneur who owns several dozens companies and is the founder and CEO of Solo Group Holdings which controls investment companies such as Solo Capital Partners.
Before he became successful in the world of investing, Sanjay Shah initially studied medicine. However, it didn’t take long for him to realize that his forte is not into medical practice but in finance instead. He then shift to accountancy, and started his career as accountant. In this job, he happened to work for several large financial firms such as Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse, and Merrill Lynch.
In the aftermath of the 2009 financial crisis, Sanjay Shah could no longer sustain the job he started as accountant. Subsequently, he established his own brokerage firm Solo Capital.
On the other side of the coin, Sanjay Shah is also working for a certain advocacy which is to raise awareness about autism and founded Autism Rocks which is an organization that throws concerts related to that purpose. This advocacy came out of his personal experience because his son was diagnosed with neurodevelopmental disorder. Since then, Sanjay Shah has become active in organizing concerts for the purpose of raising awareness about autism.
Furthermore, Sanjay Shah spent $100,000 just for the domain name "autism.rocks" for the organization’s website.
What is Solo Capital?
Solo Capital is is a global boutique investment, proprietary trading and consulting firm. Its proprietary trading covers forex markets, commodities trading, and derivatives. On the other hand, Solo Capital is also a consulting firm that offers management and consultancy on areas of investing and human capital.
Solo Capital Market is based in London, England. It is incorporated as Solo Capital Limited and Solo Capital UK. As of March 2015, it had assets amounting to £67.45 million. Its mother company Solo Group Holdings is controlled by its founder and CEO Sanjay Shah. As of January 2016, Sanjay Shah’s net worth is $280 million.
Although Sanjay Shah started his investment career only in 2009, he is now a self-made rich following the footsteps of famous hedge fund giants. His firm Solo Capital is now joining the big players in across markets such as forex, commodities, and derivatives.
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