WEST HARTFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fairview Capital today proudly announces the promotion of Alan Mattamana and Aakar Vachhani to Managing Partner, effective January 1, 2024. With over a decade of dedicated service each at Fairview, both have been integral to the firm’s growth and evolution, contributing through their invaluable leadership, deep expertise, and commitment to the firm’s culture of innovation and performance.
Mr. Mattamana and Mr. Vachhani were previously Partners at Fairview. In their expanded roles, both will continue to serve on the firm’s Investment Committee and play a vital part in investment selection, deal execution, and monitoring activities for Fairview’s venture capital and private equity partnership and direct co-investment portfolios. Additionally, they will join the current Managing Partners in the management and strategic leadership of the firm as Fairview continues to advance and grow.
“For decades, Fairview has been on a transformative growth journey. The firm has built on its rich legacy and has been consistent in its dedication to outperformance, diversity, innovation, and excellence,” said Alan Mattamana, Managing Partner of Fairview Capital. “Assuming the role of Managing Partner is a profound honor, and I am eager to continue contributing to the ongoing success and exceptional outcomes that Fairview consistently achieves in the venture capital and private equity landscape.”
Before joining Fairview in 2009, Mr. Mattamana served as a Principal at Polaris Venture Partners, a diversified venture capital firm. Prior to Polaris Venture Partners, he was a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Co, where he served clients in the software, telecommunications, and aerospace sectors in the firm’s Silicon Valley office. He also has prior experience at NASA, Goldman Sachs, and Neuberger Berman. Mr. Mattamana holds a B.S.E in Chemical Engineering from Princeton University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He serves on several advisory boards of venture capital and private equity partnerships and is actively involved in his community, serving on the Board of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, and the Board of Connecticut Health and Education Facilities Authority (CHEFA).
“It’s an incredible honor to step into the role of Managing Partner at Fairview. This promotion is a testament to the open, collaborative and forward-thinking culture at Fairview,” said Aakar Vachhani, Managing Partner of Fairview Capital. “I’m looking forward to building on the firm’s tremendously powerful story and rich history, while continuing to innovate and lead in the increasingly dynamic venture capital and emerging manager categories.”
Mr. Vachhani joined Fairview as an Analyst in 2008, and established and leads the firm’s San Francisco Office. Before joining Fairview, Mr. Vachhani worked with Cambridge Associates, where he analyzed private equity and venture capital investments in support of the firm’s clients and consultants. He also led research and data analytics projects on the firm’s private equity and venture capital database. He holds a B.S. in Economics-Finance from Bentley University and an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship & Innovation from the Kellogg School of Management. In addition to his professional achievements, Mr. Vachhani is an active member of the community, serving on the Board of Directors of San Francisco Achievers and the New Breath Foundation.
The promotions underscore Mr. Mattamana and Mr. Vachhani’s outstanding contributions to Fairview’s success and their unwavering commitment to driving excellence in the firm’s areas of expertise.
About Fairview Capital:
Fairview Capital is a leading venture capital and private equity investment management firm founded nearly 30 years ago. With over $10 billion under management since inception, Fairview is one of the largest minority-owned investment management firms in the United States. The firm invests on behalf of institutional investors including the world’s leading foundations, endowments, and public and private pension plans. Fairview is renowned for its entrepreneurial spirit, organizational culture and diversity, inclusive and thesis-driven investment approach, and deep expertise that continues to shape the industry. Headquartered in West Hartford, CT, Fairview Capital also has an office in San Francisco, CA. For more information visit www.fairviewcapital.com.