Nicholas Hires Technology Research Specialist  

RANCHO SANTA FE, CA, March 13, 2019 — Nicholas Investment Partners, L.P. (“Nicholas Partners”) is pleased to announce the addition of Monika Garg as Senior Research Analyst specializing in technology. Ms. Garg brings 9 years of research experience to her role plus over 10 years of industry experience as a semiconductor design and software engineer. She will report to Catherine Nicholas, Chief Investment Officer and Managing Partner.
“With the rapid innovation and opportunity in the technology sector, we believe Monika’s 20 years of research and industry expertise will benefit our investments focused on dynamic small- and mid-cap companies,” notes Catherine Nicholas. “We previously worked with Monika for 9 years at her former firm where she was the lead research analyst covering software with additional insights in the semiconductor and solar industries. We are excited to have someone of her caliber and expertise join our team.”
Professional Biography
Monika Garg, Senior Research Analyst, joined Nicholas Investment Partners in March 2019. Monika contributes to the investment team’s fundamental research process as a specialist in the technology sector. Previously, Monika spent 9 years at Pacific Crest Securities as the lead analyst for vertical software companies in addition to providing coverage of the semiconductor and solar industries. She also worked for over 10 years in the semiconductor industry as a team leader and design engineer at Cypress Semiconductor and as a software engineer at Motorola. She earned her Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Telecommunications from Punjab Engineering College, a Graduate Certificate in VLSI Design and Computer Hardware from Stanford University, and an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Monika has 20 years of technology experience including 9 years as a research analyst. 
About Nicholas Investment Partners
Nicholas Investment Partners, L.P. is an independent, employee-owned and majority women-owned investment boutique focused on investing in dynamic, less efficient markets such as US small- and mid-cap equities and convertible bonds. We believe that change creates opportunity. We invest in dynamic companies with accelerating revenue and/or earnings growth in which our research confirms the company’s growth is sustainable and the company’s stock is a timely investment. Our edge comes from combining fundamental equity and credit research with the objectivity and efficiency of quantitative analytics. We have a results-driven and client-centric culture centered on building lasting and value-added relationships with a select group of institutional and private wealth clients and consultants.
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