Williams Capital Expands International Equity Trading Ops.

Jun 14 2011 | 8:12am ET

The Williams Capital Group, a boutique U.S. investment bank, has made a number of hires for its expanding international equity trading operations.

The bank has hired Magnus Lejdstrom, formerly the president and CEO of Kaupthing Securities, to lead the equity trading team expansion and Christopher R. Ellinghaus as a senior research analyst covering the natural gas and electric generation industries.

Williams has also tapped a former head of equity trading at Mellon Private Wealth Management, Paula Mahoney, to enhance the firm’s equity trading and relationship management effort in the Chicago office.

Related hires include Michael Constantino as vice president of international equity trading, and Ida Wozniak, associate analyst in the electric and gas utilities and generation industries. 

"We are delighted to add this strong group of experienced professionals to our existing research and trading operations in order to meet the evolving needs of our clients," said Christopher Williams, chairman and CEO of The Williams Capital Group.

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