Co-Founder Clearwater Funds / Co-CEO and Co-CIO Fiera Capital (Asia)
Amit Gupta is Co-Founder of Clearwater Capital Partners and Co-Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chief Investment Officer of Fiera Capital (Asia), where he serves as a voting member of the Investment and Management Committees.
Throughout his career, Amit has helped pioneer investing in public and private credit markets in Asia. He co-founded Clearwater in 2001 and successfully built it into one of Asia’s pre-eminent credit investing platforms, which was then acquired by Fiera Capital in 2018. Amit was, and continues to be, responsible for the firm’s investment strategies, portfolio construction and overall management. In particular, he leads the firm’s investment teams and capital deployment across direct lending, secondary credit, and special situation opportunities in Asia. Prior to founding Clearwater, Amit worked for 9 years in the Asian credit markets doing research, analysis, making investments and writing loans at Goldman Sachs (Asia) LLC, Peregrine Fixed Income Ltd. and ICICI Ltd.
Amit holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communications with Honors from the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee. Amit is fluent in English and Hindi. He currently sits on the Board of two Clearwater portfolio companies. Outside the office, Amit dedicates time as a member of the Investment Committee at the Winsor School in Boston.