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Aqueduct Capital names Dr Pawan Chaturvedi as Head of Investments

Investment advisory and placement firm for hedge and private equity funds Aqueduct Capital Group, has appointed Dr Pawan Chaturvedi as head of investments.

Chaturvedi joins Aqueduct from the UCLA Investment Company, where he was a senior investment director focused on all aspects of portfolio management and the private markets portfolio. Prior to UCLA, he was a partner at private markets advisor Altius Associates and a member of their executive management committee. His new role at Aqueduct will be working in collaboration with partners Tom Roupe, Frank Edwards and Steve Lessing.

Roupe, co-founder of Aqueduct, says: “Pawan is an extremely talented and well-respected professional whose deep expertise and significant experience in the alternative asset space will be a great complement to our business. Our firm's edge is access, and we are confident that adding someone of Pawan’s caliber will be of tremendous value in manager selection and offerings to our investors."

Chaturvedi says: “Aqueduct has a stellar reputation and is well known for being selective about the funds it supports and providing connections with hard to reach pools of capital. This is exactly the kind of firm that provides solutions to fulfill the needs of thoughtful, long term investors by offering a select group of the highest quality opportunities. I am very pleased to be joining this team.”

As part of the announcement, Aqueduct added that they will be opening an office in Los Angeles, CA this summer that will be led by Chaturvedi.

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