Incapital Hires Chris O'Connor to Spearhead Capital Markets
Firm also appoints Adam Vore to help bolster distribution network
BOCA RATON, Fla. and CHICAGO, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Incapital, a leading underwriter and distributor of fixed income and other financial products, today announced that Chris O'Connor has joined the firm as Managing Director of Capital Markets.
Mr. O'Connor will oversee Incapital's debt capital markets platform, working to bolster the firm's diverse distribution pipeline by building out its investment banking and syndicate groups.
Adam Vore has also joined the firm as Managing Director of Capital Markets, reporting directly to Mr. O'Connor.
"Chris and Adam's combined experience and expertise in the capital market sector will be critical to building out Incapital's new issuance pipeline," said John Radtke, CEO of Incapital. "They have a strong history working with companies to effectively and innovatively access the capital markets."
Both Mr. O'Connor and Mr. Vore will be based in Boca Raton, FL, which serves as Incapital's primary office for sales and trading.
"We have the opportunity to take advantage of the distribution network that Incapital has in place and introduce it to a broad range of new clients," said Mr. O'Connor. "Utilizing this pipeline, we have the ability to develop flexible, creative funding solutions, which can be used to access capital markets."
Before joining Incapital, Mr. O'Connor was a Managing Director at Pierpont Securities, where he was in charge of Capital Markets. Mr. O'Connor was formerly at Bear Stearns where he ran the Global Syndicate and Capital Markets business. Previously, he worked at Salomon Brothers and First Boston as a secondary corporate bond trader. Mr. O'Connor is a graduate of Washington and Lee University and has an MBA from Harvard. He also spent five years in the US Army as a Field Artillery officer.
Mr. Vore joins Incapital from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he was most recently a Director in Debt Capital Markets. In that role, he specialized in developing fixed income solutions tailored to the needs of clients. He has been given numerous industry awards including "2010 Deal of the Year" from The Banker and "2011 Most Innovative Deal of the Year" from Marine Money. Mr. Vore holds a MBA from Wake Forest University with a concentration in investment banking.
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 150 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
Incapital, 200 South Wacker Dr., Suite 3700, Chicago, IL 60606. Phone: 312.379.3700.
1800 North Military Trail, Suite 400, Boca Raton, FL 33431 Phone: 561.361.1100
212.279.3115 ext 227
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