Citadel Snags Ex-Merrill Alts. Head

Oct 20 2008 | 2:09pm ET

Rohit D’Souza, former global head of equities and alternative investments at Merrill Lynch, has joined Citadel Investment Group to expand its growing capital markets business.

D’Souza was most recently responsible for all trading and sales-trading activities for cash equities, equity-linked products, strategic trading and all of the global equity financing and services businesses at Merrill Lynch.

“Rohit D’Souza is an innovator and business builder who takes a collaborative and forward-thinking approach to creating broad market opportunities,” said Kenneth Griffin, founder of Citadel Investment Group. “His track record of leading diverse, client-facing businesses puts us in a very strong position to evolve and grow this important platform over the near and long term.”

 


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