Nicoletta Kotsianas is an associate managing director in K2 Intelligence’s New York office in the Investigations and Disputes practice. She focuses on litigation support, pretransactional due diligence, asset searches, and targeted research for high-net-worth clients. Nicoletta draws on her financial markets expertise to help clients weigh risks and exposures through a combination of deep analysis of public records and targeted source inquiries that identify actionable intelligence and unearth information not visible in the public record. She also manages complex engagements on a variety of matters, designing approaches to develop business intelligence used in support of litigation and leading investigations designed to unmask anonymous threat actors lurking online.
Before joining K2 Intelligence, Nicoletta spent more than a decade working within and covering the credit markets, with a specialty in contextualizing arcane corners of the markets. She served as an associate director of research for the commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) group at Kroll Bond Ratings Agency, Inc. (KBRA). Prior to KBRA, Nicoletta was a senior investigative reporter and editor for a variety of Wall Street publications tracing developments within the securitization, high-yield, distressed debt and bankruptcies, and credit derivatives markets.
Nicoletta received a B.A. in journalism and media studies with a minor in philosophy from Rutgers University.