As a head of Alternative Investments at Ninepoint Partners, Ramesh oversees over $2 billion in private market alternative investment strategies. Ramesh’s mandate includes growing alternative investment business by identifying, structuring and launching differentiated private debt and equity strategies, developing and implementing risk oversight framework for alternative products, external manager research and institutional and retail sales support. As a key member of the business development team at Wells Fargo (Wachovia), GE Capital and CIT Group, Ramesh has over fifteen years of progressively senior experience originating, underwriting and managing a variety of debt and quasi debt transactions valued at over $7 billion across Canada and the United States. Ramesh is a graduate of the honors commerce program at the University of Toronto.
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Day 1: May 12, 2022
INDUSTRY EXPERT: PRIVATE DEBT
Optimizing Allocation to Private Debt as Hedge Against Rising Interest Rates
Allocations to private debt continue to increase as many investors consider this asset class to be a good defence in a rising rate environment. Gain strategic insight into how you can increase your private debt allocation. Create an action plan to:
- Understand the role of private debt in an investment portfolio
- Rebalance allocation weights from traditional fixed income to private debt
- Use private debt allocations as a hedge in a rising rate environment
- Understand which type of private debt is most ideal to use as hedge
Leverage allocation to private debt to combat a rising rate environment.
Day 2: May 13, 2022