Private Capital Investments LLC (PCI) brings together professional services to help clients achieve their goals. With an extensive global network and over 20+ years of collective legal and financial services experience, PCI is able to solve client issues often not understood by traditional lawyers, bankers, or fundraisers.

We have expertise in portfolio management, due diligence,  alternative investments, social impact investments, the real estate and art market, mergers and acquisitions, the sale and trading of illiquid assets (secondaries), and trusts and estates. PCI also assists clients in strategy, communications, marketing, business development and capital introduction. Between the two Principals, they have worked for 10 single family offices and have a global robust network of investors for every asset class, investment stage and structure. We assist individuals, family offices, entrepreneurs and funds meet their legal and financial objectives at the highest level. 

 

 
 

Alexander M. Ritchie, Esq.

 

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Principal / General Counsel
 

Mr. Ritchie is principal and general counsel of PCI. He has extensive experience representing corporate and individual clients in their U.S. and international business and personal interests. He has sourced and structured deals and has performed on-site due diligence internationally for U.S. and international family offices, startups and entrepreneurs. He has assisted individuals with trusts and estates, as well as asset protection, recovery and estate liquidation. Past deals have focused upon direct investment and expansion opportunities including agriculture, hotel, hospitality, biotechnology, entertainment businesses, real estate, consumer products, manufacturing, logistics and infrastructure. He managed the family office of his family and served as General Counsel for a US family office in Nevada and Geneva, Switzerland. During law school Mr. Ritchie worked with the Art Law Group at the firm Mishcon de Reya in London and as a lead research assistant in the Office of the Clerk at the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, D.C. Mr. Ritchie has a BA in Economics and Art History from Southern Methodist University and a JD from Pepperdine University School of Law. He is licensed to practice law in the States of New York and California. He is active in the County and New York State Bar Associations and he has published articles on art law, securities regulation, and family offices.

Katherine Hill Ritchie

 

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Founder

Ms. Hill Ritchie is founder of PCI as well as CEO of PEX Global, a secondaries investment platform for family offices backed by a family office. She joined PEX in 2013 to grow the company, increase deal flow and launch a direct deal, co-investment and secondaries online platform. She is an advisor and consultant to several prominent single family offices and companies including Eden Capital and Nottingham Spirk. Her previous work history includes secondary brokerage at Stream Capital, investment consulting work with Palladio Alternative Research SA in Switzerland and as a Senior Analyst and a member of the Investment Committee for the family office Saad Financial Services in Geneva, where she conducted due diligence and manager selection for their $3.5 billion investment portfolio. Before working in Geneva, Ms. Hill Ritchie was in New York City, where she worked as a Director for Wedge Alternatives, a family office backed fund marketing firm and also Hedgefund.net. Katherine received her MBA from the Fordham Graduate School of Business and her BS in Psychology from the University of Maryland. She is an Family Office Advisory Board Member of TriState Capital Private Bank, has been an active member of the Philanthropy and Education Committees of 100 Women in Finance, Fordham Graduate School of Business Overseers Board, ASK (All Special Kids), Lighthouse Organization and Cancer101 and is a mentor to 3 MBA students.