|OCTOBER 25, 2011|
|Knight Appoints Sundar Varadarajan as Managing Director, Fixed Income Desk Strategist|
JERSEY CITY, N.J., Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
Knight Capital Group, Inc. (NYSE Euronext: KCG) today announced the appointment of Sundar Varadarajan as Managing Director, Fixed Income Desk Strategist with responsibility for coverage of the technology and telecommunications sectors.
"Sundar is an accomplished and recognized analyst with more than 13 years of experience," said Al Lhota, Senior Managing Director, Co-Head of Fixed Income. "With this appointment, our fixed-income clients have access to Sundar's deep insight in the technology and telecom space for valuable trading ideas, and Knight further expands its sector coverage."
Knight's institutional fixed income team provides buy-side firms with research, sales and trading across a broad range of fixed income securities including high yield/distressed, investment grade, ABS/MBS, syndicated bank loans, hybrid securities, convertible bonds, private placements and corporate/sovereign emerging markets.
Mr. Varadarajan will work from Greenwich and New York, phone 203.930.7110 or email email@example.com.
Sundar Varadarajan, Managing Director, Fixed Income Desk Strategist is responsible for coverage of the Technology and Telecommunications sectors.
Mr. Varadarajan joined Knight from Citadel Securities where he was the lead desk analyst covering high yield credits in the technology and telecommunications sectors. Previously, he served as a credit analyst at Deutsche Bank, Merrill Lynch and Prudential Securities. Sundar was named to the Institutional Investor All-America Corporate Bond Research team in 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009. He began his career in corporate development at Frontier Corporation.
Sundar has a bachelor of commerce from the University of Madras, located in Madras, India and a master of business administration from the University of Rochester.
Knight Capital Group (NYSE Euronext: KCG) is a global financial services firm that provides access to the capital markets across multiple asset classes to a broad network of clients, including buy- and sell-side firms and corporations. Knight is headquartered in Jersey City, N.J. with a global presence across the Americas, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region. For further information about Knight, please visit www.knight.com.
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