Penserra Securities hires corporate bond team
Penserra Securities, a US-based equities and fixed income
broker, is building its fixed income capital markets presence with the hire of
a corporate bond team led by Donald Chisholm and Robert Wade.
Chisholm joins Penserra as co-head of debt capital markets,
where he will be tasked with expanding the firm's fixed income business including
strategic planning, product development, trading and investment banking. Robert
Wade, also named co-head, will lead the trading team responsible for
distressed, high yield and investment grade debt.
Joshua Deitch, managing director, will lead the fixed income
credit sales team, while Arnold Palatnek will be a senior bond trader focused on
investment grade debt. S. Francisco Ghiglino, will join Penserra as a desk analyst
providing fundamental and relative value analysis in credit and Fred Schrodt was
named senior vice president in fixed income sales. The entire team has a long
history of working together in senior positions at VCG Securities, Cantor
Fitzgerald and Raymond James.
“Penserra has continued to see opportunities for growth in
the fixed income capital markets,” said George Madrigal, managing partner of
Penserra Securities. “Over the past year our primary business focus has been to
assemble a highly experienced team covering all the major fixed income sectors.”