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Solo Shah Recap

Five years and Solo Capital Markets is still recording superb results Solo capital markets is a leading international boutique financial services with its headquarter in London, thus, authorized and regulated by the United Kingdom. The firm specialties include proprietary trading, professional sports investment, and consulting. By the end of 2015 fiscal year, Solo capital partners had a net worth of about £15.45 million, assets amounting to £67.45 million under it management, and a cash flow of approximately £30.26 million.
Sanjay Shah is the founder and chief executive officer of Solo Capital Partners. Shah also owns other companies across London, British Virgin Islands, Dubai, Luxembourg, Malta, and the Cayman Islands. According to The Sunday Times, in the financial year ending March 31, 2011, prior to incorporation of Solo Capital, Shah earned £19 million. In 2014, he took over Old Park Lane Capital an institution that focuses on natural resources. Five years, the British billionaire has offices in Dubai and London and considers himself retired with a net worth of about US$280 million. He stated that it got to a point where Solo Capital was doing well, and he did not need to spend all of his time focusing on the firm. Thus, he decided to take a step back, and he now concentrates on his philanthropic work.
According to an interview with Global Citizen Magazine, Shah studied medicine, before starting out in financial and investment industry. He later decided to become an accountant and worked for various investment banks that include Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse, and Merril Lynch. A Due to financial crises of 2008, Shah was made a redundant, and without promising prospect for a new job, he rented a room in London, which became his office. He started his brokerage services, and that was the beginning of solo capital.
Shah is also the founder of Autism Rock, a charitable organization that promotes autism awareness and raising money for research through concerts. The organization was formed after his son was found out to be having the autism. The organization activities have spread too many countries. The first Autism Rock concert was held in 2014, since then other concerts have been held featuring celebrities such Drake, Lenny Kravitz, Michael Bublè, Snoop Dogg and other renown DJs.

Sanjay Shah’s Autism Rocks Campaign

Autism is a lifelong disorder that have affected millions of individuals. Autism specifically is characterized by difficulties that are developed in regards to social relationships as well as communication skills. Those who suffer from the autism disorder tend to have strong and narrow interests as well as repetitive behavior. Though autism is a disorder, it is often noticed that some people with this disorder can live independent lives, while others cannot.

One campaign to further the research of this disorder is Autism Rocks. This foundations was started by Sanjay Shah due to the fact that his four year old son has the disorder. Mr. Shah has made it explicitly clear that this campaign does not have the intention of finding a cure as he would not change his son one bit. Instead, this campaign has the intention of raising money in order to further understand how one thinks with the autism disorder. The money that has been raised by Autism Rocks has been sent to Cambridge University to further the research.

Mr. Shah who is the father of an autistic child, wanted to create a fund campaign that can be shared by him and his son. The campaign that he created involves him touring England and performing on stage with several other notable artists. These notable artists include Lenny Kravitz, Drake, and Michael Bublé.

Mr. Shah wants to world to know of not only this disorder, but wants the world to know how important it is to continue research on this disorder. Mr. Shah presents a scary statistic that shows how boys have a four in five greater chance to being diagnosed with autism than girls. Overall, one in 42 boys are diagnosed with autism. The child who is diagnosed is not only affected. The family who takes care of the child has to pay an average of 60,000 dollars per year on treatment. Sanjay Shah has created this campaign to demonstrate that autism is not dangerous or bad, but instead should be better understood. Research should not find a cure, but instead should answer unknown questions about how the disorder works.