NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Chardan Capital Markets is pleased to announce today the hiring of George Santana as Managing Director of Investment Banking. Mr. Santana formerly served as Managing Director of Investment Banking at Ascendiant Capital. He began his career as a Financial Analyst with Bank of America.
George brings over 25 years of analysis and investment banking experience to his position. Prior to joining Chardan, George spent over 20 years as a senior equity analyst, culminating with his senior role at Ascendiant. George Kaufman, head of Investment Banking at Chardan noted, "We're excited to welcome George to the team – and for him to bring his experience to bear as we expand in 2015."
Mr. Santana holds a BA in Quantitative Economics from Stanford University. He earned his CFA charter in 1995.
About Chardan Capital Markets, LLC
Chardan Capital Markets ("Chardan") provides a full suite of Global Investment Banking services designed for micro, small and mid-cap emerging growth companies. Our full range of services includes capital raising, merger and acquisition advisory, strategic advisory, equity research, institutional trading and market making. Headquartered in New York City, with offices in Palo Alto, Sydney, Beijing and coming in 2015 Tel Aviv. Chardan is a registered broker-dealer with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and is a member of the following: FINRA, MSRB, SIPC, NASDAQ and the NYSE.
To learn more about Chardan Capital Markets, visit www.chardancm.com
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