Nalin Moniz

CIO - Alternative Equity,
Edelweiss Asset Management Limited


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.