Who We Are

Iridius Capital brings its clients and investors over 30 years of financial experience and proficiency. Our expertise is concentrated in the areas of real estate, cross-border opportunities, and financial services. Iridius Capital has delivered superior returns in each of these domains, a characteristic that sets it apart in the field of alternative investment management. We provide opportunistic investment strategies to select clients seeking enhanced returns through our model of focused market analysis, strong management and value-driven operations.

Iridius Capital takes an active role in each investment, contributing its intellectual capital and management capabilities to create value for our investors. We are committed to putting our investors’ interests first, and we contribute our own investment funds alongside our clients in every project. Iridius Capital also understands the importance of transparency and security in the modern investment world. We provide our clients with project details and investment specifics at the time of fundraising. This approach to investing aligns with our commitment to accountability, business ethics and integrity.

 

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Iridius Management

G.S. Jaggi

FOUNDER AND MANAGING DIRECTOR

Mr. Jaggi brings 15 years of entrepreneurial experience and success in each of Iridius Capital’s areas of expertise.  Prior to founding Iridius Capital, Mr. Jaggi was founder and CEO of First Magnus Financial Corporation, which became the largest privately held mortgage bank in the United States. He was also a founder of Trinity Partners, Inc., a business process outsourcing company that was sold to WNS Ltd. (NYSE: WNS). Over the past 10 years, he has raised well over $100 million for his investment projects, with over $90 million raised for real estate projects. Mr. Jaggi holds a Master of Commerce from the Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics in Mumbai, India, and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.

 


Raj Bakshi

MANAGING DIRECTOR - FIXED INCOME PRODUCTS

Mr. Bakshi brings 26 years of management and marketing experience in the financial services industry. Mr. Bakshi was previously the Branch Manager at Metropolitan Life as well as the Managing Partner of New York Life in Tucson, Arizona and Brooklyn, New York. While at New York Life, Mr. Bakshi was the recipient of various national trophies, including the prestigious President Trophy. Most recently, Mr. Bakshi was Branch Manager at LPL Financial in Tucson, Arizona. Mr. Bakshi has a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering and Computer Science from Regional Engineering College, Allahabad, India. Mr. Bakshi holds a Master's Degree in International Management from Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri. Mr. Bakshi also spent one year at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur studying towards a Master's Degree in Reliability Engineering. 


Cary W. Ridenour

DIRECTOR - INVESTOR RELATIONS

Mr. Ridenour has worked in the financial services industry since 1993. He previously served as National Director of Strategic Alliances for a national financial services company, managing a team of more than 100 mortgage originators and overseeing some of the most successful financial services joint-ventures in the country. Mr. Ridenour also served as National Director of Retail Lending for StoneWater Mortgage, a national mortgage lender. He has cultivated numerous relationships with real estate and financial services entrepreneurs and professionals. Mr. Ridenour holds an M.B.A. from the University of Arizona.

 


Matthew A. Thrasher

GENERAL COUNSEL

Mr. Thrasher has handled corporate, finance and real estate matters for companies in a broad array of industries. Prior to joining Iridius Capital, Mr. Thrasher served as General Counsel for StoneWater Mortgage Corporation, and also served as Associate General Counsel for First Magnus Financial Corporation. In private practice, he has worked for the law firms of Farhang & Medcoff, PLLC and Snell & Wilmer, LLP, in Tucson; and Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell, LLP in Houston, Texas. Mr. Thrasher has a B.A. from Occidental College, and a J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School.