Mel Lindsey, CFA
Mel Lindsey, CFA is the Founder and Managing Partner of Nile Capital Group, a private equity firm that specializes in buying GP stakes in performance driven asset managers. Mel serves on the boards of Nile’s portfolio holding companies including Welton Investment Partners, Strategic Global Advisors LLC, Denali Advisors LLC, Convergence Investment Partners LLC, Kvasir Technologies, and Wilshire Lane Capital LLC.
Prior to founding Nile, Mel co-managed Julius Baer Investment Management, LLC (JBIM) as Managing Director of Global Distribution. During his tenure at JBIM (2002 – 2012), assets under management grew from $800 million to a peak of $78 billion, ultimately resulting in an IPO and listing on the NYSE in 2009. Prior to JBIM, he was Senior Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at Wells Capital Management. Mel was also a Vice President at Shearson Lehman Brothers.
Mel holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and received his MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management. Mel also attended IMD Global Leadership Program in Lausanne, Switzerland.
He is a member of the Los Angeles Society of Financial Analysts. Mel serves on the Board of Trustees and the Investment Committee for the California Community Foundation, the UCLA Foundation Board, UCLA Anderson School of Management Board of Advisors, Saint John’s Health Center Foundation, and the Board of Directors and the Investment Committee of the YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles.