Alpesh Patel's Archive

Alpesh Patel
Alpesh Patel

Alpesh Patel is an award-winning hedge fund and private equity fund manager, international bestselling author, entrepreneur and Dealmaker.

He is the Founder and CEO of Praefinium Partners and is a Financial Times Top FTSE 100 forecaster, beating leading fund managers, analysts and journalists.

He has penned more than 200 columns for the Financial Times and has written 18 book on investing, translated into six languages, including The Mind of a Trader and 7 Simple Strategies of Highly Effective Traders. (One of his books was even a top 5 bestseller on Amazon – right behind Harry Potter.) A frequent guest on financial news shows, Alpesh also hosted his own shows on Bloomberg TV, CNBC and Sky TV.

He’s a sought-after speaker, having presented at more than 500 conferences across the globe, including for Rothschilds, Goldman Sachs, Barclays, and the London Business School.

A University of Oxford alumnus and former Visiting Fellow in Business, Alpesh interned for U.S. Congressman Eliot Engel and was appointed to a U.K. advisory position by former Prime Minister Tony Blair.

As a senior-most Dealmaker in the U.K.’s Department for International Trade, he is part of a team that has helped deliver $1 billion of investment to the U.K. since 2005. He’s also a former Council Member of the 100-year-old Chatham House, the foreign affairs think-tank, whose patron is Queen Elizabeth. For his services to the U.K. economy, Alpesh received the Order of the British Empire (OBE) from the Queen in 2020.

As a recognized authority on fintech, online trading and venture capital, his past and current client list includes American Express, Merrill Lynch HSBC, Charles Schwab, Goldman Sachs, Barclays, NYSE Life… and more.

Alpesh is also known for his philanthropic efforts. He co-founded the U.K. chapter of the largest entrepreneur mentorship organization in the world (, and is co-chair of the Loomba Foundation, which supports widows and orphans.

Investor Magazine calls him “The U.K.’s most respected stock picker.” The Independent says he is “An expert in his field.” And Channel 4 TV called him “UK’s best known online trader.”

Alpesh writes an elite weekly column for Total Wealth and runs the award-winning research service GVI Investor… bringing his hedge fund secrets to everyday investors.

Dealmaker’s Diary: A Clean Energy Play Poised to Shine

This major player in the solar power industry has proprietary technology, a streamlined manufacturing process and the capacity to meet growing demand.

Dealmaker’s Diary: “Insure” Your Portfolio With This 8% Yielder

Many investors are looking for growth plays in the tech sector. But Alpesh is looking at one stock that has remained undervalued… while paying an 8% yield.

Dealmaker’s Diary: An Undervalued Tech Play on Shipping

This digital freight platform is revolutionizing the shipping industry in the world’s second-largest economy.

Dealmaker’s Diary: This Chemicals Producer Has the Momentum to Double

A chemicals company might not sound as exciting as the latest AI darling. But what a company does is less important than how well it does it.

Dealmaker’s Diary: Hop on Board This Global Shipper With a 9% Yield

This stock has low volatility… and its risk to reward is outstanding. Its numbers are quite rare.

Dealmaker’s Diary: This $3 Billion Retailer Has the Goods to Thrive

While the Nasdaq is known for its tech giants, there’s a hidden gem in the index that’s been thriving in a completely different sector.

A Warning for the Fed

As the Fed continues to hint at rates cuts at some point this year… it might itself between a rock and a hard place… having fueled expectations it cannot meet. There’s danger ahead.

Dealmaker’s Diary: Earnings, Income and Momentum Growing for This Global Manufacturer

This small, Nasdaq-listed stock is starting to show us the signs of growth we like to see. But can the global manufacturer keep the momentum going?

Dealmaker’s Diary: This Cash-Rich Small Cap Has the Goods

Revenue and profits are skyrocketing faster than a stack of precariously balanced storage bins…

Dealmaker’s Diary: This International Shipper Is Setting Sail for Growth

This small cap shipper has been growing earnings at a 57% clip… and is very cheap.