One firm, one team, one process
Kenneth Pryce joined 2Xideas in New York as Sales 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 became a Partner in the firm 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.
Scott McConnell joined 2Xideas as an Equity Analyst in May 2021. Prior to that, he worked in equity research at UBS and D.A. Davidson covering US consumer discretionary and internet/consumer technology. He previously worked in manager research, covering domestic equities at Pacific Portfolio.
Scott holds a BS in Finance from Azusa Pacific University in California. He is also a CFA® charterholder.
Ruth Chen joined 2Xideas as an Equity Analyst in August 2021. Previously, Ruth was a management consultant at Qral Group and ZS Associates, both in San Francisco, focusing on health care companies. Ruth has worked in a variety of strategic and operational roles, and gained investing experience through her studies at Columbia Business School as a member of the Value Investing Program.
Ruth holds a BA in Biological Sciences from Northwestern University in Chicago and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Adam Stryer joined 2Xideas as an Equity Analyst in June 2022. Previously, Adam worked in Equity Research at Berenberg Capital Markets covering Small and Mid Cap Automotive and Industrial Technology companies. He also completed internships with RBC and Fred Alger Management and managed a fund throughout college.
Adam holds a BA in Economics and Statistics from Northwestern University and various securities licenses from FINRA.
Craig Wesley Jones joined 2Xideas in December 2021. He has been editing equity research since 1989, first covering Asian-Pacific companies from Tokyo (Prudential-Bache, Nomura) and later pan-European and emerging markets stocks from London (Credit Lyonnais, Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase).
Craig holds a BA in Literature and History in Art from the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada.