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Richard Kayne | "Inspirational 100" Alumnus


Richard (Ric) Kayne, MBA 1968
Brought Investment Expertise to Fundraising Initiatives

Richard KayneUCLA Anderson's 2005 Distinguished Alumnus Award recipient, Kayne is Chairman of Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P., a $10 billion alternative asset manager. He co-founded the firm in 1984 with John E. Anderson, after whom Kayne's business-school alma mater is now named. Kayne began his career as an analyst in New York. Prior to forming Kayne Anderson, he was a principal of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., Inc. He is a director of Glacier Water Services Inc. and the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles, and is a trustee of the UCLA Foundation. Kayne is a founding member of Anderson's Investment Management Forum, a long-time Board of Visitors member and a generous donor to the school.  Mr. Kayne earned a B.S. in Statistics from Stanford University in 1966 and an M.B.A. from UCLA in 1968.  He lives in Santa Monica with his wife Suzanne. They have three grown daughters and one grandson.

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2005 John E. Anderson Distinguished Alumnus Award Winner

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