Sanjay Shah and his rise into the philanthropic world

Solo Capital Markets is a well-known international boutique company that deals with financial services. The company’s headquarters are in London, and are confined to the United Kingdom’s regulations. The firm was incorporated in September 2011 and is also known as Solo Capital UK and Solo Capital Limited. At the end of March 2015, the partners of Solo Capital had a net worth of 15.45 Million pounds, a cash flow of 30.26 Million pounds and assets amounting to 67.45 Million pounds.

Solo Capital Partners is primarily managed by Solo Group Holdings. Sanjay Shah is the founder and CEO. Shah is also the owner of Aesa S.a.r.l, a firm that also manages Solo Group Holdings. Shah is a brilliant entrepreneur who numerous other companies in London; The Cayman Islands, The British Virgin Islands and Luxembourg.

Shah’s career however did not start in the investment and financial industry. He had studied medicine before he decided that being a doctor did not cut it for him. He became an accountant and was employed by investment banks like Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch. He later became redundant in 2009 when there was a financial crisis and with no prospects for a new job, Shah began his own brokerage firm. This was the only way Sanjay could make a living without limiting his income prospects. He went ahead and rented a small office and hired a few graduates and traders. This was the start of Solo Capital. Five years later, Sanjay had a net worth of $280 million and Solo Capital had offices in based in London and Dubai.

Shah also started Autism Rocks. The organization’s goal is to raise money for research and to raise awareness about autism by hosting concerts. The idea to start this organization was born after Sanjay’s son was diagnosed with autism in 2011 at the age of 4. The first concert was an invite only affair that was held in 2014 with a performance by Prince. Since then, consequent concerts have featured Snoop Dogg, Lenny Kravitz, Michael Buble, Drake and many well-known DJs.

To spread the awareness through his platform, Autism Rocks, Shah went ahead and spent $100,000 to set up a website under the domain name, Autism.Rocks, for the company. Sanjay is also a trustee at Autism Research Trust and has been the trust director since January 2013.

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