Chirag Shah is a founding partner of Nucleus Commercial Finance. Prior to establishing Nucleus, Chirag was Portfolio Manager at Acheron Capital Ltd, a London-based asset manager focusing on acquisitions in the life insurance space. He was responsible for sourcing, due diligence, monitoring and liquidation of distressed investments in ABL deals, ABL hedge funds and life settlements.
Previously, he was a member of the Investment Committee and a Portfolio Manager at a London-based investment management group with $1.8bn AUM. In this role, he structured and managed $600m of assets invested in ABL transactions. He has also worked as a trader and structurer at Wachovia Securities in London, where he was involved in structuring and risk managing synthetic CDOs, CPPIs and CPDOs. He interned at Merrill Lynch in New York on the credit proprietary trading desk.
Chirag holds a Masters in Computational Finance from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh and a Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology from the University of Mumbai.