Shailen Patel Joins NLC as Head of Strategy and Product


We are delighted to announce the appointment of asset management and private markets specialist, Shailen Patel, to our investment team.Shailen joins as our Head of Strategy and Product having spent his career advising the buyside and their investors on structuring, new product viability, transactions, technical accounting, ESG and regulatory capital.
His focus will be to work with private markets on adapting our product range to further enhance value for general partners and their investors, developing new product lines and origination. Shailen’s previous experience as the Head of Corporate Advisory at Macfarlanes, as well as his time in asset management advisory as an engagement partner at EY and group leader at PwC gives him the perfect platform to further our ever growing offering to the private capital market.

Neno Raic, Founding Partner at NLC, expressed: “Shailen’s appointment opens many new opportunities for our business and the solutions we are able to offer both investors and, in particular, private capital managers. Over our years of working with him, his innovation, adaptability and technical strength were standout characteristics, ones which we think our clients will both enjoy and benefit from. We look forward to Shailen getting embedded into NLC and the growth opportunities that it will create for the business.”

Shailen Patel added: “Having had the opportunity to work with NLC since its inception, I have had the pleasure of seeing the business grow and successfully execute innovative deal solutions first hand. The opportunity to come and join such an experienced and dynamic team at this juncture of growth, at a time when financial markets require more diverse liquidity solutions, is an exciting proposition and one that certainly appeals to my entrepreneurial instincts. I will aim to repay their trust in me by helping to fulfil their ambitious growth trajectory.”

About Shailen Patel
Shailen has over 20 years experience in asset management and private markets audit and advisory, with his experience spanning all major asset classes, as well as some more esoteric ones.  Having graduated in Economics from UCL, he qualified as a Chartered Accountant, and rose up the ranks at PwC in their audit and advisory group. He subsequently moved to EY to start and build an Wealth and Asset Management advisory group, which became his basis for developing the advisory offering at Macfarlanes. He has significant experience of corporate and fund structuring, GP stake sales, ESG and private markets governance, particularly in relation to valuation and investment.
Outside of his role at NLC, Shailen acts as an advisor to a Wealth Management FinTech and an Accounting technology business, and has some interesting hobbies that lead him in to the world of the arts and sport.



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