Mr. Patwardhan has 8 years of experience in investment management, restructuring, financial consulting, investment appraisal and financial modeling. Prior to CIFC, Mr. Patwardhan served as a senior analyst at Logen Asset Management for three years. Before his time with Logen, Mr. Patwardhan was as an Associate at Alix Partners where he focused on turnarounds and restructurings. Prior to Alix, Mr. Patwardhan was an Associate with Istithmar World, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Government of Dubai, for two years. At Istithmar, Mr. Patwardhan concentrated on a North American distressed asset portfolio in retail, entertainment, gaming, hospitality, and real estate sectors. Mr. Patwardhan began his career as an Analyst with Dun & Bradstreet focusing on government clients in the Middle East, for two years. Mr. Patwardhan has a Bachelor of Commerce from Pune University. He is an Associate Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and holds a CFA charter.