Nehal Chopra is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Ratan Capital Management. Ratan seeks to identify mis-pricings in securities resulting from situations of corporate and structural change, including spin offs, transformational mergers, management change and bankruptcies.
Prior to founding Ratan, Ms. Chopra managed a portfolio at Balyasny Asset Management, LP; where she focused on researching and investing in fundamental value with catalyst opportunities across sectors and geographies. Prior to Balyasny, Ms. Chopra was part of a three person research team at Ramius, which focused on event-driven investing. She began her career as an investment banking analyst, at both Lehman Brothers and UBS AG. Ms. Chopra grew up in Mumbai, India where she attended Fort Convent and Sydenham College before coming to the United States to attend the University of Pennsylvania. While at UPenn, Ms. Chopra received an MBA from the Wharton School in 2002 (part of elite sub-matriculation program) and a BS in Economics from the Wharton School (Summa Cum Laude) in 2001.
Nehal is a 2013 recipient of Institutional Investor’s Rising Stars of Hedge Funds award.