Tuesday, 28 April 2015
Last updated 23 min ago
May 8 2007 | 10:07am ET
Jefferies & Co., which has been building up its prime brokerage unit, is adding an executive with prime brokerage experience to its securities finance division.
Matthew Baldassano, who most recently served as managing director in capital markets prime services origination at Lehman Brothers, has joined the firm’s New York office as co-head of securities finance. In his new role—shared with fellow co-head Gene Vitagliano—Baldassano will oversee the firm’s equity and equity-related products, including American and global depositary receipts, exchange-traded funds and convertible bonds.
“The addition of Matt Baldassano significantly enhances Jefferies’ securities finance capabilities and complements the firm’s growing prime brokerage practice,” Jefferies CEO Richard Handler said.
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…