Dhruv Maniktala

Dhruv Maniktala, CFA®, joined True North Advisors in 2015 where he serves as Director of Global Investment Strategy and leads the Investment team and the Investment Policy Committee. He has 20 years of experience in public and private markets, working with institutional investors, investment banks, and family office/high net-worth investors. Dhruv spent five years in private infrastructure power and water investing, working on projects in Europe, Asia, Latin America and the US. He also has meaningful experience in institutional consulting at Russell Investment Group, a global multi-manager with over $200B in assets, equity research and leading the asset allocation/manager selection process for MFO clients. Dhruv holds a Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and his MBA from the University of Georgia. He is an active member of the CFA Society of DFW.
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July 31, 2019 in Investment Commentaries | by Dhruv Maniktala

3 Investment Strategies for Market Volatility: How to Get Some Control

It is no secret that the capital markets are volatile. During periods of extended growth, it’s essential to be prepared for sudden market changes. While we cannot predict the market, we know directional changes in markets are accompanied by volatility. The good news is that volatility is not... Read More

March 20, 2018 in News & Events | by Dhruv Maniktala

The Potential Consequences of Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

On March 1, 2018, President Trump announced his intention to impose tariffs on both steel and aluminum imported from outside the US; 25% and 10% respectively. All indications at the time of this writing are that the tariffs would be applied to all countries, Read More

February 24, 2017 in Five, Five, Five | by Dhruv Maniktala

Interest Rates, Global Diversification, Liquidity Management, and MLPs

1. MATURITY SCHEDULE OF U.S. DEBT While much of the talk after President Trump’s election victory has been around the positive impact on the U.S. economy his pro-business and infrastructure spending plans will have, something not being discussed is the negative impact rising interest rates could... Read More

August 05, 2016 in Investment Commentaries | by Dhruv Maniktala

Summer 2016 Investment Commentary

For the past few years, headlines of quantitative easing, zero interest rate policy, and the “reach for yield” have consumed many financial news cycles. The fact that we are in a low interest rate environment is not news. However, the prevalent interest rate headline in 2016 is truly remarkable:... Read More

June 24, 2016 in News & Events | by Dhruv Maniktala

7 Thoughts on Brexit

The citizens of the UK voted yesterday in a referendum to leave the European Union, or "Brexit." This result was a surprise to most pollsters and market participants. Here are 7 Thoughts True North Advisors has on Brexit: Read More

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