Karan S. ChadhaFounder and Managing Partner
Karan founded Farlap Capital in June 2015. Prior to Farlap Capital, Karan was the Head of Principal Investments at ACPI Investments, a London based multi-family office and private wealth manager. At ACPI, Karan was responsible for originating, structuring and distributing proprietary transactions across a diverse range of asset classes. He worked on numerous primary and secondary deals across private equity, senior and mezzanine debt, real estate and structured credit. Previously, Karan worked as a Senior Portfolio Manager at Aladdin Capital, London, managing emerging market and high yield credit. Prior to Aladdin, he was a Partner and Senior Portfolio manager at Washington Square Investment Management, a London based structured credit hedge fund that was later acquired by the Blackstone Group. He was also a member of the investment team at Oaktree Capital Management, Los Angeles, responsible for investing the firm's assets in high yield and distressed credit. He began his career at JPMorgan Securities, New York, as an Analyst in the Leveraged Finance Group helping finance leveraged buyouts, recapitalisations and DIP financings.
Karan has a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, USA and sits on the Board of Directors for Bulldog London Dry Gin (CK3 LLC).