One firm, one team, one process
We believe that attractive, consistent, and repeatable investment results cannot be achieved by an individual. Collaboration and collective decision making are thus at the heart of our firm, and are facilitated and optimized by our proprietary Technology platform.
Jim Ryan joined 2Xideas in August 2023 to lead the US sales effort as the Head of US Investor Services. Jim has over 15 years of experience in business development roles across hedge funds and equities. Prior to joining 2Xideas, Jim was a VP of business development for Abbey Capital, an Ireland-based multi-manager commodity trading advisor firm, focusing on distribution of their alternative investment solutions.
Jim holds a BA in Economics with a minor in Business Administration from Fordham University.
Karalyn Hutton joined 2Xideas as Business Development Director in April 2023. Previously, Karalyn worked at Casdin Capital, an investment firm focused on the life science and healthcare fields. Prior to the investment space, Karalyn held several roles in the entertainment industry within Broadway production, theater management, and music industry-based law.
Karalyn holds a BA from Boston College with a minor from the Carroll School of Management. She additionally studied at King’s College London.
Kenneth Pryce joined 2Xideas in New York as Business Development Director in January 2020. He has over 20 years’ experience in fund sales, equity sales, and equity analysis. Prior to joining 2Xideas, Kenneth worked at Champlain Advisors raising institutional capital for US alternatives funds. Previously, he worked in equity sales managing relationships to US and UK institutional clients at investment banks Helvea, Bank am Bellevue, and Deutsche Bank. Kenneth started his career in London in 1998 as an equity analyst covering pan-European companies at Jefferies/Europe Co., Commerzbank, and Berenberg before joining Deutsche Bank in 2006 to work in equity sales.
Kenneth holds BA degrees in Business Administration from Middlesex University in London and Reutlingen University (ESB) in Germany.
Christof Fischer joined 2Xideas as an Equity Analyst in April 2017, was appointed Head of Consumer Research, and made Partner in 2022. From 2012 to 2017, Christof worked as a sell-side equity analyst in New York and Zurich for Longbow Research, Piper Jaffray, and Bank am Bellevue. During his time on the sell side, he covered US and Swiss listed companies in the consumer sector.
Christof holds a BA in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.
Stephen joined 2Xideas as an Equity Analyst in July 2022. Prior to joining 2Xideas, Stephen worked in Equity Research at Susquehanna (SIG), covering Semiconductors. Previously, he also worked in the hardware group at Google as well as in equity trading at Deutsche Bank.
Stephen holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech and an MBA in Finance from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Benjamin Silverman joined 2Xideas as an Equity Analyst in June 2023. Previously, he was founder and portfolio manager at North10 Capital, where he managed family office assets through separate accounts across a multi-asset class investment strategy. Prior to that, Benjamin held several senior investment roles in New York City, covering Basic Materials and Industrial equities at divisions within Point72 Asset Management, Millennium Management, and Scopus Asset Management. Benjamin started his investment career as a sell-side equity research associate covering the airline industry in 2005.
Benjamin holds a BS in Organizational Communication from Cornell University.