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Aug 23 2011 | 10:24am ET
Alternative investments-focused broker-dealer BTIG has hired five professionals to bolster its fixed-income team.
The New York-based firm said that William Freihofner and Mayank Patel joined its convertibles group and Jeffrey Gould, Kevin McDonald and William Tillinghast its high-yield group.
Freihofner was named director of convertible trading and Patel managing director of convertible sales. The former joins from BCP Securities, where he was a senior trader and vice president, and the latter from Rafferty Holdings, where he headed convertible bond trading.
Gould was named director of high-yield sales. He joins BTIG from The PrinceRidge Group, where he handled fixed-income sales.
McDonald was named vice president of high-yield sales and Tillinghast managing director of the same. The former most recently served in the leveraged finance department of Cohen & Co., and the latter worked at Schultze Asset Management, DebtTraders and SMH Capital.
Oct 21 2015 | 10:41am ET
One of the most unique charity benefits in the hedge fund industry, A Leg To Stand On's (ALTSO's) Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest - NYC, raised nearly $500,000 last Thursday thanks to the generous support of major sponsors and nearly 1,400 attendees from the Tri-State finance, business and hedge fund communities. Read more…