@ Moscow, Moscow
Founder and Managing Partner at Melody Investment Advisors LP
New York, New York
Omar Jaffrey is a Managing Partner and Founder of Melody Investment Advisors (“Melody”), an alternative asset manager focused on private equity and structured investments in mission-critical communications infrastructure assets. Mr. Jaffrey is also Co- Founder of Melody Capital Management where he is a member of Melody’s Investment Committee, leads all Melody TMT related investments and was the architect of Melody’s communications infrastructure strategy.
Over his 30+ year career, Mr. Jaffrey has been involved in M&A, strategic partnerships, public and private debt and equity, and restructuring and bankruptcies, principally in TMT.
Previously, he held the titles of Vice Chairman and Senior Advisor for TAP Advisors. Prior to joining TAP, Mr. Jaffrey was a Managing Director of UBS Investment Bank, most recently serving as Americas Co-head of the Special Situations Group. Mr. Jaffrey also helped build UBS’s Telecom Media and Technology Investment Banking and was Global Head of Satellite Investment Banking and specialized in convergence of TMT between 2003 and 2009 Prior to joining UBS, Mr. Jaffrey was a Managing Director at Merrill Lynch where he built the Global Satellite Investment Banking practice. In the early 90s, Mr. Jaffrey helped build Bear Stearns’ Investment Bank in Asia, and was a founding member of Bear Stearns’ Telecommunications sector Investment Banking practice.
Mr. Jaffrey was an advisor to ATT, Verizon, Sprint, Direct TV, and XMS Satellite Radio, covering over 50 global clients in the TMT space for their strategic and financing needs. Mr. Jaffrey holds a BS magna cum laude in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University and an MBA from Stanford University, and is a member of Tau Beta Pi and Eta Kappa Nu honor societies.