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Mar 5 2013 | 8:50am ET
New York-based Global Credit Advisers has tapped Todd Shirak as a senior vice president and research analyst.
Shirak comes to GCA from Shenkman Capital Management where he spent nine years, most recently as vice president, high-yield research. Prior to joining Shenkman, Shirak was at DRKW-Grantchester Securities and ABN AMRO.
Said Mitchell Spiegel, GCA's director of research, in a statement: “I am very pleased to have Todd join our research team. Todd is a very thoughtful and seasoned credit analyst who will be immediately accretive to our research effort. We look forward to Todd’s in-depth coverage of the technology, media and telecommunications sectors.”
Founded in 2008, GCA is a long/short corporate credit manager focused on high-yield assets with approximately $640 million under management.
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