Jim Ely

Jim Ely is founder and Chief Executive Officer of PriCap Advisors.

From 1995 through 2008 he was a Managing Director in Leveraged Finance at J.P.Morgan, responsible for structuring and arranging syndicated loans and high yield issues for non-investment grade companies in the aerospace, defense, healthcare and transportation sectors. Since 2005, he has arranged over $130 billion in senior secured loans and high yield issues. He was also responsible for overseeing a $40 billion loan/bridge portfolio in the consumer, financial, healthcare and retail sectors. He was with J.P.Morgan and its predecessor institutions, Chase Manhattan, Chemical Bank and Manufacturers Hanover Trust, since 1987.  

Jim earned a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from New York University in 1982 and an MBA in Finance and Accounting from the Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business in 1987. He is a director of Community Health Systems Inc. and Select Medical Holdings Corp.  

Irina Goedemans

Irina Goedemans is a Portfolio Manager at PriCap Advisors.

From 2002 to 2014 Irina was with Capital Group in Los Angeles, most recently as a Senior Vice President at Capital Fixed Income Investors. She managed portfolios with approximately $700 MM in high yield and investment grade corporate bond assets, and covered a variety of industrial-focused sectors as an analyst. Prior to Capital, Irina was with McKinsey & Co. as a strategy consultant and Amoco Production Company as a petroleum engineer.  

Irina earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Rice University in 1995, and an MBA (with honors) in Analytic Finance from the Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business in 2002.     

Hon Ng

Hon Ng is Associate at PriCap Advisors.

He joined PriCap as an Analyst in 2013, responsible for analyzing current and prospective investment opportunities for the Firm’s clients. Prior experience included internship positions at PriCap and Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. 

Hon graduated magna cum laude in Economics (with honors) and Mathematics from Hamilton College in 2012.