Chardan Capital Markets, LLC Expands Equity Division With Appointment Of Jeff Sklar, Managing Director and Head Of Institutional Sales

Aug 03, 2015, 08:00 ET from Chardan Capital Markets

NEW YORK, Aug. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Chardan Capital Markets announces the appointment of Jeff Sklar as Managing Director and Head of Institutional Sales. In his new role, Sklar will run the day-to-day operations of Chardan's global institutional equity sales business.

"Jeff brings a stellar track record; very strong leadership, management and sales skills and experience; and an extensive network of institutional investor, corporate management and general financial community relationships, developed during his 25 years in the institutional equities business," noted Steve Urbach, President of Chardan Capital Markets. "Jeff has a significant following in the industry, and we are very pleased to have an individual of his caliber join us and help spearhead our efforts."

Prior to joining Chardan, Sklar was Managing Director, Institutional Equity Sales, Partner, and Head of Institutional Sales and Sales Trading at Maxim Group, where he also served on the Management Committee; Senior Vice President, Institutional Sales at Oppenheimer & Co.; Partner and Managing Director, Institutional Sales at C.E. Unterberg Towbin; and Partner, Managing Director and Head of New York Institutional Equity Sales at Gruntal & Co. He began his career in institutional equity sales at Lehman Brothers in 1989.

Sklar received an MBA from the Harvard Business School in General Management in 1989, and serves on Harvard's Reunion Class Gift Committee. He was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree Magna Cum Laude in History from Brown University in 1983. He resides in New York City with his wife and daughter.

About Chardan Capital Markets

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 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 Arca, Inc.

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