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Värde Partners Hires Mona Girotra as Global Head of Consultant Relations
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NEW YORK – Värde Partners, the global alternative investment firm, announced today the hire of Mona Girotra as Global Head of Consultant Relations in Värde’s Business Development and Investor Relations group.
Based in New York, Mona will focus on developing Värde’s relationships with consultants and institutional advisors around the world. She will also work with a diverse group of institutional investors in the Americas.
“Consultants play a critical role in our industry, providing many of our investors around the globe with a range of services, including evaluating new products and opportunities, advising on portfolio construction and performing manager due diligence,” said Jon Fox, Partner and Global Head of Business Development and Investor Relations. “Mona brings valuable experience that will enhance the firm’s relationships and we are excited to welcome her to the team.”
“I am thrilled to join such a passionate and dedicated group of professionals at a highly regarded firm that is deeply committed to its investors,” said Mona.
Mona joins Värde Partners with more than 16 years of experience in the investment management industry. Most recently, she was with Highbridge Capital Management as a Managing Director in Business Development and Investor Relations. Previously, Mona held senior roles in business development and product management at JPMorgan Asset Management and Neuberger Berman. She started her career at JPMorgan Investment Management where she advised large institutional clients on optimal portfolio design and implementation, given their liability-related objectives.
Mona received an M.B.A from Harvard Business School and a B.A. from Barnard College. She is also a CFA Charterholder.
About Värde Partners
Värde Partners is a $14 billion global alternative investment firm that employs a value-based approach to investing across a broad array of geographies, segments and asset types, including corporate credit, specialty finance, real estate, mortgages, energy, real assets and infrastructure. The firm sponsors and manages a family of private investment funds with a global investor base that includes foundations and endowments, pension plans, insurance companies, other institutional investors and private clients. Now in its third decade, Värde employs more than 300 people globally with regional headquarters in Minneapolis, London and Singapore.