Aquitania Capital Management was founded in 2012 by Christopher Karlin, Managing Member and Chief Investment Officer. Mr. Karlin has been in the investment business since 1991. Prior to founding Aquitania, he held positions as a Research Analyst and Portfolio Manager at First Pacific Advisors, Kestrel Investment Management and Fairview Capital Investment Management. Mr. Karlin interned with Farallon Capital Management while pursuing his MBA. He began his career with Wells Fargo Nikko Investment Advisors which later became a part of Blackrock. Mr. Karlin received his BBA from the University of Wisconsin in 1990 his MBA from Yale University in 1998 and has held the CFA designation since 1994.