Akshay Patel is an Associate at Metropolitan Partners Group Management. His responsibilities include asset management and evaluation of existing investments. Prior to joining Metropolitan, Akshay was an Investment Banking Associate with Barclays where he focused on the structuring and execution of leveraged buyouts in the Consumer & Retail sector. Previously, Akshay was a Loan Syndications Analyst for HSBC covering the Tech/Semiconductor industry and began his career as part of PNC Bank’s C&IB Analyst program covering Asset Based Lending for Financial Sponsors. Akshay received a B.S. in Business Administration with concentrations in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the USC Marshall School of Business.