Now On Demand
Demand for private credit continues to expand as traditional brick-and-mortar banks contend with the onslaught of tech-driven alternative lenders and rigorous capital requirements from the Federal Reserve. Monachil Capital Partners is a private credit investment manager focused on opportunistic, asset-backed lending and delivering capital solutions to a largely underserved market: small and medium-sized lending businesses. Our “Process-Alpha” is focused on providing investors with current income and attractive risk-adjusted returns while remaining uncorrelated to the broader market.
Join Ali Meli, former Goldman Sachs Partner and Founder of Monachil Capital Partners as he discusses:
- Private Credit’s Continuous Growth: Filling the financing gap as bank disintermediation accelerates.
- Navigating Multiple Market Cycles at Goldman Sachs and the Genesis of Monachil: Shepherding the firm through the turbulence of the 2008 Global Financial Crisis and generating profits in various cycles.
- Monachil’s Investment Strategy: “Process-Alpha” and setting the chessboard in advance to generate consistent, uncorrelated income for our investors.
Ali Meli is the Founder, CIO and Managing Partner of Monachil Capital Partners. Originally from Tehran, Iran, Ali came to the United States to attend the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2001, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Management Science. Ali joined Goldman Sachs as an analyst in 2004 and by 2011 was appointed European Co-Head of Principal Funding and Investments. He made Partner in 2014 and in 2016, having returned to NY, Ali was named Global Co-Head of Structured Finance, Investing and Lending (SFIL) and asked to oversee the firm’s activities across various markets and asset classes including credit, mortgages, commodities and emerging markets.
Ali founded Monachil in 2019, which launched the Monachil Private Credit Fund in 2020 and the Monachil Credit Income Fund in 2022. Ali plays a primary role in all investment decisions and oversees deal origination and structuring, including negations and portfolio construction.