True North's CIO, Dhruv Maniktala, joins host Paul Olschwanger on the CFA Society Podcast

We were honored to spend time with Paul Olshwanger in April who hosts the CFA® Society of Dallas-Fort Worth’s Charterholder Chatter podcast. The podcast focuses on investment professionals and their insights on a variety of topics including AI, cybersecurity and risk, ESG, and more.

Episode 9

With so much negative news and uncertainty with current market and economic conditions around the world, you will enjoy hearing the perspective of Dhruv Maniktala, CIO at True North Advisors, who sees volatility and dislocation as opportunities in areas such as real estate private credit, and closed-end fund arbitrage. We talk about the costs and level of protection of certain hedging strategies, along with investing in private equity and energy.

Dhruv is the Chief Investment Officer at True North Advisors & Western Alternative Strategies and has over two decades of experience in the investment industry, spanning both public and private markets. He manages the initiatives of the investment team across traditional and alternative investments, including private equity, energy, real estate, and hedge funds.

Dhruv has served in various capacities across a broad spectrum of private and public markets. His Project finance and M&A roles in the private markets were focused on acquisitions of power and water infrastructure assets in Europe, the Caribbean, South America, and the US, including the acquisition and nationalization of the water and power assets of Jamaica.

Dhruv received his Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering from the globally renowned Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) that counts the CEOs of Google and Twitter, among others, as its graduates, and attended the University of Georgia where he earned his MBA and majored in Corporate Finance, Investments and Quantitative Analysis. Dhruv is a CFA® Charter holder and a member of the CFA® Society of DFW. He serves on the RIA Advisory Board of Research Affiliates and is on the Investment Committee of IFG.


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Disclaimer: All podcast discussions represent only the views and opinions of the host and guests. This podcast in no way constitutes investment advice and is not an offer to buy or sell any products or services.