K2 Hires Managing Director Of International Group

Oct 30 2006 | 10:00am ET

Fund of hedge funds manager K2 Advisors has hired James Rice as managing director and head of the firm’s international group. 

Prior to joining the $5 billion Conn.-based firm, Rice served as managing director and chief auditor of Citigroup Japan’s audit and risk review unit. Before that, Rice founded the Asia/Pacific office of the Promontory Financial Group, a consulting group that advises financial institutions on corporate governance issues. 

In his new role, Rice will be based out of K2’s Tokyo office, though his responsibilities with be global.

“With the rapid and sustained growth of almost 6% annually in the region, there is an almost urgent need for appropriate investment vehicles to manage this wealth,” Rice said.


In Depth

Direct Lending: What’s Different Now?

Mar 14 2017 | 8:43pm ET

Senior direct lending funds have become riskier over the past four years, with leverage...

Lifestyle

'Tis the Season: Wall Street Holiday Parties Back In Fashion

Dec 22 2016 | 9:23pm ET

Spending on Wall Street holiday parties has largely returned to pre-2008 levels...

Guest Contributor

SEI: Private Debt Coming Into Its Own

Mar 8 2017 | 9:24pm ET

The explosive growth of private debt over the past few years has caused the lines...

 

From the current issue of