Sapience Investments, LLC
Sapience Investments, LLC is an independent, majority employee-owned investment management boutique that manages two strategies focused on Small and Mid Cap Value equities. Sapience’s investment team is composed of individuals that had previously worked together at a larger organization and the team was formed by Mr. Sikka. Their goals are to maximize the probability of generating attractive, absolute returns and achieving performance that is superior to each strategy’s benchmark with lower levels of statistical and conceptual risk over time.
CEO and Chief Investment Officer
Prior to founding Sapience in 2016, Mr. Sikka served as Managing Director and Lead Portfolio Manager for the Pelican Value Equity team at Wells Capital Management. Mr. Sikka’s prior investment-related experience includes serving as Senior Vice President with Trust Company of the West, as Associate Director with UBS Investment Bank and as Senior Associate with Ernst & Young, LLP. Mr. Sikka has been working in the investment industry since 1997. He earned a bachelor of science in business administration from California State University, Northridge, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude, and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Mr. Sikka is a member of both Beta Gamma Sigma and Phi Kappa Phi Honor Societies.