PIMCO Adds Two Hedgies To Equities Push

Jul 22 2010 | 12:05pm ET

PIMCO has hired two hedge fund traders as it continues to beef up its nascent equities business.

Rebecca Babin has joined the Newport Beach, Calif.-based money manager, best known for its bond funds, as an equity trader, while Mark Cooper has been named an equity analyst. Both serve as senior vice presidents and work out of the New York office.

Babin joined PIMCO from Brigade Capital Management, where she was a trader for the high-yield and capital structure arbitrage hedge fund, focusing on stocks, options, convertibles and macro hedging products. Cooper most recently was a partner at Omega Advisors, working as a portfolio manager and analyst. He also formerly worked at Pequot Capital Management.


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