GREENWICH, Conn. and JERSEY CITY, N.J., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Knight Libertas LLC, a subsidiary of Knight Capital Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NITE), today announced the appointment of Brian Yelvington as a Director, Fixed Income Research - Strategy. Knight Libertas is an institutional fixed income broker-dealer providing trade execution, fundamental investment research and capital markets services across a broad range of fixed income securities, including Emerging Market Credit and Sovereigns. Knight Libertas also provides secondary market liquidity and credit-based analysis for Investment Grade and High Yield bonds, Bank Loans and ABS/MBS, among other securities.
"At Knight Libertas, the addition of fixed income strategy to our fundamental research broadens the service we provide our institutional clients," said Tim Daileader, Managing Director, Fixed Income Research, Knight Capital Group. "Brian's fixed income strategy combines macroeconomics analysis with fundamental trends across all major corporate debt markets."
Knight Libertas Research publishes in-depth reports on bank debt, corporate bonds and hybrid securities across the high-yield, distressed and investment grade/crossover fixed income segments. Industry coverage includes financials; autos; REITS; retail; consumer products; tobacco; paper and packaging; telecom, media and technology (TMT); restaurants; food; industrials; energy; chemicals; metals and mining; and utilities and independent power producers. Knight Libertas Fixed Income Research comprises 12 senior research analysts with an average of 18 years experience.
Mr. Yelvington is based in the Greenwich office and can be reached at 203.930.7281 or email@example.com.
Brian S. Yelvington
Director, Fixed Income Research - Strategy
Knight Libertas LLC
Brian S. Yelvington, Director, is responsible for fixed income research - strategy across treasury and spread products with an emphasis on corporate credit.
Mr. Yelvington joined Knight Libertas in November 2009 from CreditSights, Inc. where he was Senior Macro Strategist, developing the credit macro view for the firm as well as serving as the firm's derivatives specialist. Previously, Brian was with Collineo Asset Management where he was a director responsible for developing and managing the firm's credit arbitrage strategy and co-managed an internal bank (Hypo Real Estate) prop book totaling $4 billion in assets. As Vice President at Deerfield Capital Management, he assisted in the management of over $3.5 billion in collateralized bond obligations and total return accounts across synthetic and cash instruments. He began his career at Lehman Brothers on the foreign exchange desk.
Brian received bachelors' degrees in both economics and finance from the University of Arkansas. He also has a master's degree in finance from the University of Wisconsin - Madison where he was a member of the Applied Securities Analysis Program. He currently holds Series 7 and 63 licenses.
Knight Capital Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NITE) is a global capital markets firm that provides market access and trade execution services across multiple asset classes to buy- and sell-side firms. Knight's hybrid market model features complementary electronic and voice trade execution services in global equities and fixed income as well as foreign exchange, futures and options. The firm is consistently ranked as the leading source of off-exchange liquidity in U.S. equities. Knight also provides capital markets services to corporate issuers. Knight is headquartered in Jersey City, NJ with a growing global presence across North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. For more information, please go to www.knight.com.
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