Friday, May 13, 2011

John Li, Raffaele Ghigliazza, David Burke and Sean Perrota Join MKP Capital Management

MKP Capital Management announced that the following professionals are joining MKP in the New York office.

John Li joins as director and portfolio manager and will be responsible for U.S. rates strategies. Li spent more than 10 years at Deutsche Bank, serving most recently as director of UST swaps trading.

Raffaele Ghigliazza, Ph.D., joins as a director and risk manager, reporting to chief risk officer, Henry Lee. Prior to joining the firm, Ghigliazza worked for four years within the structured risk agroup at JPMorgan, developing models for risk in various asset classes.

David Burke joins as a director with responsibility for client development. Burke was previously managing director and head of strategic initiatives at hedge fund Arrowhawk Capital Partners.

Sean Perrota joins as vice president and associate portfolio manager and will be responsible for MKP’s financing activities. Perrota was most recently at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, specializing in providing long and short financing to fixed income hedge funds and separate accounts. -Hedgeweek

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

MKP Capital Management Announces Executive Appointments

MKP Capital Management tapped three senior investment professionals. Jason Bonanca, director and senior economic adviser, is focused on global fixed income and foreign exchange opportunities, and is responsible for macroeconomic analysis and research. He joins from Credit Suisse Group, where he was chief strategist in the FX research and strategy team.

Steven Gordon, managing director and portfolio manager, leads efforts in the commercial mortgage-backed securities market. Gordon spent 10 years at Bear Stearns, most recently as a managing director responsible for CMBS credit trading, CMBS derivatives and a joint CMBS venture with Bear’s financing group.

Richard Lightburn, managing director and portfolio manager, leads relative value trading opportunities in liquid mortgage securities. He arrives from HSBC Securities USA. Before that, Lightburn was with Goldman, Sachs & Co. for 15 years.-Daily Deal/The Deal

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