Sanjay Shah starts Solo Capital, Then Autism Rocks
Sanjay Shah didn’t start in the financial industry He started studying medicine, sooner than later, he decided it wasn’t for him. For work, he became an accountant, working for a long list of investment banks. When he was fired in 2009 during the financial crisis, he started Solo Capital.
Solo Capital is a international financial services company that started in London, England and regulated by the United Kingdom. The company became incorporated in September 2011, the firm is also known as Solo Capitl Limited and Solo Capital United Kingdom.
Their specialties are consulting, proprietary trading, and professional sports investments. The end of March 2015, Solo Capital Partners had a net worth of £15.45 million.
Solo Capital Partners is controlled by Solo Group Holdings and Sanjay Shah, CEO. Who is also the owner of Aesr S.a.r.l., owning more than thirty-six other companies across London, British Virgin Islands, Dubai, and the Cayman Islands.
Before incorporation of Solo Capital, Shah earned £14 million for the year, ending in March 2011.
In 2014, Sanjay Shah took over Old Park Lane Capital a institutional, invitation-only stockbroker that focuses on natural resources.
At 4 years old, his son was diagnosed with autism. Sanjay Shah had an epiphany when meeting with Snoop Dogg. He stage concerts in effort to raise awareness and fund for autism research.
He funded an organization, Autism Rocks, which does exactly that. The first concert was in 2014, featuring Drake, Lenny Kravitz, Michael Bublè, among many others.
He admitted he had only sponsored children in India before, he didn’t know many ways he could contribute the charities. With Autism Rock, he can go beyond that.
Now he’s more focused on how and where to spend charitable contributions. He spent (US)$100,000 on Autism.Rocks url and website.
As of January 2016, Sanjay Shah’s net worth amounted to $280 million. He considers himself retired.
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