DGS is an investment management firm dedicated to translating decades of award-winning academic research into real world investment solutions. The firm's goal is to provide its clients with attractive, long-term results by following a disciplined and systematic approach to investing. The ideas that form the foundation of their investment philosophy have stood up to rigorous testing and a myriad of market environments.
A Registered Investment Advisor regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission and a licensed portfolio manager registered with the Securities and Exchange Board of India, DGS has investment expertise that spans various asset classes and multiple markets across the globe. DGS offers its sophisticated investment strategies in separately managed accounts.
In every aspect of its business, DGS always puts the client interests before its own. An independent firm owned by its employees, DGS holds itself to a high standard of professional and ethical conduct. These principles guide the way we manage money, the way we treat our fellow colleagues, and most importantly, the way they work for their clients.
ASHISH SHARMA, CFA, FRM®
B.S. – Finance, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
B.A.S. - Material Science, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University of Pennsylvania
Ashish is a Founder and Managing Principal at DGS Capital Management. In addition to overseeing the firm’s investment strategies, Ashish leads the research initiatives that focus on asset returns, trading, and portfolio management.
Prior to founding DGS, Ashish was a Senior Quant at Gerstein Fisher, an investment management firm headquartered in New York, where his team oversaw more than three billion dollars of client assets. His primary focus was on the firm’s Multi-Factor equity strategies and he was directly responsible for the day-to-day management of nearly $500 million of assets invested across twenty-five countries.
He built one of his first quant models at the age of 20 that was used to launch a US growth equity mutual fund. This fund has been one of the top performing funds in its category since its inception. Working directly with the Chief Investment Officer, Ashish played a lead role in developing and trading investment strategies in multiple markets across the globe.
Ashish received a B.S. in economics from the Wharton School and a B.A.S. from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, graduating magna cum laude in both.
A CFA charter holder and a Certified FRM, Ashish is a member of the CFA Institute and the Global Association of Risk Professionals. He is also a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) and the Indian Association of Investment Professionals (IAIP).