BTIG Fixed Income Credit adds two MDs to team

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BTIG has added Peter Mullahey and Robert Williams to the firm’s Fixed Income Credit unit as Managing Directors and senior investment grade sales and trading specialists. 

BTIG continues to expand its Fixed Income Credit platform, and now employs more than 40 experienced credit professionals in the US and London.

BTIG’s Investment Grade professionals specialise in secondary trading for the firm’s global client base. Mullahey will focus on investment grade sales and business development, while Williams will serve in a hybrid investment grade sales and trading role. They join Richard Roche, a Managing Director within BTIG’s Fixed Income Credit division, who the firm hired earlier this year to build out the investment grade product offering. In their new roles with the firm, Mr. Mullahey and Mr. Williams will report into Darren Haines and Michael Carley, Sr, Co-Heads of Fixed Income Credit, at BTIG.

“We are pleased to welcome Peter and Robert to BTIG,” says Anton LeRoy, President of BTIG. “They are accomplished professionals with demonstrated expertise across sectors and maturities within the investment grade space. Peter and Robert are part of our continued investment in our credit sales and trading team, and we are confident that they will make an immediate impact on our ability to service clients and deliver valuable market commentary.”

Mullahey has more than 25 years of sell-side and buy-side industry experience across trading, as well as portfolio and product management. Prior to BTIG, he was Managing Director within Institutional Fixed Income at Seaport Global Holdings. Previously, Mullahey was a Senior Vice President within Investment Product Development at Imperial Capital and a Vice President and Investment Manager within Principal Trading at JPMorgan Chase. Earlier in his career, he was Head of North America Corporate Bonds and a Senior Portfolio Manager at GIC Asset Management.

Williams has nearly 25 years of investment grade corporate bond trading, distribution and debt capital markets experience. Prior to BTIG, he was a Senior Vice President within Credit Trading at FHN Financial. Previously, Williams was an Executive Director within Investment Grade Credit Trading at Nomura Securities, and a Director within Investment Grade Credit Trading at RBC Capital Markets. Earlier in his career, he was a Director and Senior Vice President within Investment Grade Credit Trading at RBS Securities, and an Executive Director within Investment Grade Corporate Bond Trading, specialising in financials at Mizuho Securities USA. Williams was also a Managing Director within Investment Grade Credit Trading at Bear Stearns and a Vice President within Investment Grade Credit Sales at HSBC Securities.

“Peter and Robert are excellent additions to our Investment Grade unit,” says Carley, Sr. “They both understand the market and are seasoned professionals with records of success for supporting the needs of clients. Following the momentum of the last year, largely driven by the expansion of our platform across sales, trading, sourcing and strategy, we believe they will be vital to our continued growth.”

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