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Alpesh Patel
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Alpesh Patel is an award-winning hedge fund and private equity fund manager, international bestselling author, entrepreneur and Dealmaker.

He is the Founder and CEO of Praefinium Partners and is a Financial Times Top FTSE 100 forecaster, beating leading fund managers, analysts and journalists.

He has penned more than 200 columns for the Financial Times and has written 18 book on investing, translated into six languages, including The Mind of a Trader and 7 Simple Strategies of Highly Effective Traders. (One of his books was even a top 5 bestseller on Amazon – right behind Harry Potter.) A frequent guest on financial news shows, Alpesh also hosted his own shows on Bloomberg TV, CNBC and Sky TV.

He’s a sought-after speaker, having presented at more than 500 conferences across the globe, including for Rothschilds, Goldman Sachs, Barclays, and the London Business School.

A University of Oxford alumnus and former Visiting Fellow in Business, Alpesh interned for U.S. Congressman Eliot Engel and was appointed to a U.K. advisory position by former Prime Minister Tony Blair.

As a senior-most Dealmaker in the U.K.’s Department for International Trade, he is part of a team that has helped deliver $1 billion of investment to the U.K. since 2005. He’s also a former Council Member of the 100-year-old Chatham House, the foreign affairs think-tank, whose patron is Queen Elizabeth. For his services to the U.K. economy, Alpesh received the Order of the British Empire (OBE) from the Queen in 2020.

As a recognized authority on fintech, online trading and venture capital, his past and current client list includes American Express, Merrill Lynch HSBC, Charles Schwab, Goldman Sachs, Barclays, NYSE Life… and more.

Alpesh is also known for his philanthropic efforts. He co-founded the U.K. chapter of the largest entrepreneur mentorship organization in the world (TIE.org), and is co-chair of the Loomba Foundation, which supports widows and orphans.

Investor Magazine calls him “The U.K.’s most respected stock picker.” The Independent says he is “An expert in his field.” And Channel 4 TV called him “UK’s best known online trader.”

Alpesh writes an elite weekly column for Manward Financial Digest… bringing his hedge fund secrets to everyday investors.

Invest Like a Hedge Fund… Without the Big Bucks

Invest Like a Hedge Fund… Without the Big Bucks

Most investors haven’t had access to hedge fund strategies… or their incredible profit-making potential. Until now.


Don’t Let These Biases Hurt Your Returns

Don’t Let These Biases Hurt Your Returns

There are many investor biases that can hurt your returns. Here’s what they are and what you can do about them.


3 Secrets for Investing Success

3 Secrets for Investing Success

These are the rules that have led Alpesh to great success.


This Simple Advice Will Change the Way You Invest

This Simple Advice Will Change the Way You Invest

Alpesh had a lightbulb moment when he started working with his hedge fund clients. His insight will make you look at investing in a new light.


Are You Buying These Funds? Don’t!

Are You Buying These Funds? Don’t!

They cost money, underperform and overdiversify.


How to Know When to Buy, Hold or Sell

How to Know When to Buy, Hold or Sell

What to do when one of your stocks falls…


What to Do When Times Get Tough

What to Do When Times Get Tough

Investors are getting fearful and asking about their “safe” plays. Where do dividends fit into this market?


A Powerful Lesson on Big Gain Hunting

A Powerful Lesson on Big Gain Hunting

Believe it or not, small cap stocks can offer a better return than large caps… with the same level of risk…


Three Reasons to Be Bullish on the Market Right Now

Three Reasons to Be Bullish on the Market Right Now

Tech stocks took a beating this week. Does that mean the bull run is over? Hardly.


Six Stock-Picking Secrets From a Hedge Fund CEO

Six Stock-Picking Secrets From a Hedge Fund CEO

This is how Alpesh Patel picks stocks for his own portfolio and those of his high net worth clients.