BOCA RATON, Fla. and CHICAGO, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Incapital, a leading underwriter and distributor of fixed income and other financial products, today announced that it has hired Anand Bhattacharya as Managing Director, Research and Strategy.
"We are pleased to welcome Anand to the Incapital team," said John Radtke, CEO of Incapital. "As a noted authority on the securitized debt markets and having published research that is widely respected in the securities industry, Anand's deep knowledge will be crucial to developing a new research and strategy group spanning several different asset classes."
Mr. Bhattacharya is currently a Professor of Practice in the Department of Finance at Arizona State University (ASU). He will continue to maintain his position at ASU, while consulting with Incapital's Research and Strategy Group focused on the analysis and valuation of mortgages, structured notes, credit and agencies.
Mr. Bhattacharya has over 25 years of experience and notably held positions as head of research for both Prudential Securities and Countrywide Capital Markets. Additionally, he has written at great length on various aspects of portfolio management as well as fixed income security analysis, authoring/co-authoring over 65 publications in industry journals/handbooks. Mr. Bhattacharya has also co-authored/co-edited three books highlighting asset-backed and mortgage-backed securities.
Anand earned his M.B.A from Arizona State University and also holds a Ph.D. in Finance and Quantitative Methods from the University.
Incapital was founded in 1999 with the mission of providing securities firms and individual investors more efficient access to corporate bonds. While Incapital's expertise in underwriting and distributing investment-grade corporate bonds remains a core competency, the firm now originates and distributes offerings across multiple asset classes. In addition to its broker-dealer and bank partners, Incapital now serves institutional investors and wealth managers. With approximately over 170 employees in multiple offices in North America, the firm represents over 300 issuing entities and serves 800+ distribution partners. Incapital continues to provide market leadership with a growing range of product offerings, strong strategic partnerships and innovative technology.
More information about Incapital is available at incapital.com
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