K2 Intelligence Opens in Los Angeles

Feb 03, 2016, 11:15 ET from K2 Intelligence

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- K2 Intelligence, an industry-leading investigative, compliance and cyber defense services firm founded by Jules B. Kroll and Jeremy M. Kroll, today announced the opening of its Los Angeles office.  The firm also announced that Brant Tinsley, a leading Los Angeles corporate investigator and formerly a managing director with Kroll Inc., has joined K2 Intelligence, resident in Los Angeles. 

"The new K2 Intelligence Los Angeles office is an important step in our firm's expansion.  With so many of our current clients and technology partners based on the West Coast, the office will serve as a convenient hub to service them.  A presence in Los Angeles will also help to strengthen and expand our relationships in important West Coast industry sectors, such as finance, technology, media and entertainment," said Robert Brenner, Chief Operating Officer of K2 Intelligence.  

Business Intelligence & Investigations

The Los Angeles office will offer the full-range of K2 Intelligence services including Business Intelligence & Investigations that helps companies manage complex investigative issues such as those pertaining to fraud, FCPA investigations, pretransactional due diligence, shareholder activism and corporate contests, as well as fact finding investigations in support of litigation. Brant Tinsley will oversee business intelligence investigations in the Los Angeles office.

"We are very excited to reunite with our former colleague, Brant Tinsley.  He is a seasoned investigator widely recognized by corporate and individual clients as an expert in assessing and managing significant business risks and for his ability handling discreet investigations often laced with sensitive personal and reputational concerns.  He has spent his career in Los Angeles and will be a great asset as we build our West Coast presence," said Mr. Brenner. 

Private Client Services

The Los Angeles office will be a critical hub for the firm's Private Client Services team that provides a full-range of risk management services for high profile, celebrity, and high net worth individuals and family offices.  K2 Intelligence's Private Client Services offers physical and cyber risk assessment and preparedness, art risk advisory to protect investments against fraud and theft, and due diligence to properly vet new hires and potential investments.

"Our high-profile entertainment industry, high net worth and family office clients are seeking hands-on expertise and support to manage serious physical security and cyber threats.  Increasing our capacity in Los Angeles will enhance our ability to serve these clients," said Jordan Arnold, Managing Director and head of Private Client Services at K2 Intelligence. 

Cyber Investigations & Defense

K2 Intelligence will also base some of its world-class cyber investigations and defense team in the new Los Angeles office.   The team, which includes former government investigators and members of the intelligence community, cyber defense architects, technology, security, data analysis and modeling experts, helps organizations identify, contain, eradicate and respond to cyber intrusions and unauthorized penetration of their networks.

About K2 Intelligence

K2 Intelligence is an industry-leading investigative, compliance and cyber defense services firm founded in 2009 by Jeremy M. Kroll and Jules B. Kroll, the originator of the modern corporate investigations industry.  Over the last 40 years, Jules, Jeremy, and their teams have built a reputation not only for investigative, analytic and advisory excellence but for the independence and insight they bring to investigations.  With offices in New York, London, Madrid, Tel Aviv and Geneva, K2 Intelligence advises governments, companies, boards and individuals in business areas including: Complex Investigations & Disputes; Anti Money Laundering and Regulatory Compliance; Construction and Real Estate Project Oversight Monitoring & Compliance; Data Analytics & Visualization; and Cybersecurity Investigations & Defense.  

In 2015, American International Group, Inc. (AIG), a leading international insurance organization and the market leader in the underwriting of cyber insurance, endorsed the work of K2 Intelligence by acquiring a minority stake in the firm.  

For more information, visit www.k2intelligence.com

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