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Manish Valecha, CFA®
Head of Institutional Alternatives

Manish is Head of Institutional Alternatives at Angel Oak Capital and is leading its efforts in the institutional investor marketplace with pensions, consultants, endowments, foundations, and family offices. He primarily focuses on marketing, product development, and institutional due diligence.

Prior to joining Angel Oak, Manish was the Head of Research at Gapstow Capital Partners, a $1 billion credit focused investment manager investing in hedge funds, private equity funds, collateral loan obligations and community banks. He was responsible for managing investment strategy, research, and due diligence. Prior to joining Gapstow, Manish was a Vice President at BlackRock, where he was responsible for manager research across hedge funds, fund of hedge funds, and traditional long-only products. Previously, he worked at Barclays Global Investor, Ziff Brothers Investments and Merrill Lynch Investment Managers.   

Manish holds a B.S. degree in Finance from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) designation.