January 21, 2022 – Park City, UT. Bestige Holdings, a private investment firm focused on building and developing a portfolio of long-term equity investments in high potential businesses, continues to grow its senior leadership team with the addition of Ken Wong. Mr. Wong joins Bestige as a Partner and member of its Investment Committee.
Mr. Wong will be deeply involved in sourcing, evaluating, structuring, and executing new equity investments. Post-investment, he will collaborate with Bestige’s operating partners to drive strategic initiatives at its portfolio companies.
“I’ve had the privilege of working with Nate and the entire leadership team in previous roles and firms,” commented Mr. Wong. “This group of professionals and Bestige’s growth-based operating systems, sector expertise, and investment philosophy offer a strong foundation for helping family-owned businesses and entrepreneurs grow and ‘level up’ their organizations. I’m looking forward to being a part of the team and playing a role in Bestige’s continued success and growth.”
Mr. Wong joins Bestige after spending more than a decade at Centre Lane Partners where he made both private equity and debt investments. Prior to Centre Lane, Mr. Wong was an associate at Monomoy Capital Partners and a credit analyst at Kohlberg Capital. He started his career as an investment banker with Bear Stearns.
“Kenny is one of the best investors we’ve ever worked with and we’re unbelievably excited to once again be in the trenches with him” said Nathan Richey, Founder of Bestige. “He’s one of the rare, gifted individuals who not only has the skills and tenacity necessary to be an incredible investor but can engage with people on a human level, enhancing the dynamics of every team he works with. Kenny naturally lives by our core values and will no doubt positively impact both Bestige’s culture as well as those of our portfolio companies.”
Mr. Wong holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Chinese from Vassar College. During his free time, he enjoys jiu-jitsu, judo, and spending time with his wife and son.