MF Global has hired 20 new staff to expand its fixed income
business and introduced a new institutional sales group.
The new fixed income group hires include seven former UBS
employees. Others have joined from RBC Capital Markets, Nomura,
Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Bank.
In New York, MF Global has named MacDonald Budd, formerly
managing director of US securities at UBS, as head of cash
trading, while Brett Benza joins as head of interest rate
sales. Benza was previously a managing director of hedge fund
sales at UBS.
Michael Wieczorek has joined as the head of finance and
short term trading. He previously headed the US dollar funding,
repo trading and short dated interest rates businesses at
In London, Andreas Gianopolis becomes the head of US
Treasury trading from Nomura International, where he held a
similar position. David Mudie has been appointed as European
head of fixed income prime brokerage. He joins from Newedge
Bernie Dan, chief executive officer of MF Global, said the
brokerage was seeking to "pursue primary dealer status".
MF Global said the new institutional sales group will be
based in Chicago and New York and will include Eric Eiers,
Darrell McConnell, Mark Psaltis and Kyle Unterseher. The four
have joined as senior vice-presidents from UBS Securities,
where they worked in the exchange-traded derivatives business
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