SOURCE: Elkhorn Capital Group, LLC

September 29, 2014 08:15 ET

Elkhorn Securities Names Fabrice Hugon as Senior Managing Director of Structured Products

WHEATON, IL--(Marketwired - September 29, 2014) - Elkhorn Securities, LLC announces that Fabrice Hugon, former Managing Director, Head of Equity Derivatives Sales of BNP Paribas, has joined Elkhorn in the newly created position of Senior Managing Director - Structured Products and as a member of its executive team.

Hugon will have oversight of sales and product development for Elkhorn's structured products business. He will focus on developing visionary products that utilize world-class research to meet the needs of financial advisors looking for innovative solutions. Ben Fulton, CEO of Elkhorn, will continue his oversight of UIT, ETF and SMA sales and product development.

"Fabrice is a recognized leader in the structured product industry and at BNP Paribas," said Fulton. "I worked extensively with Fabrice and BNP Paribas during the formation of Elkhorn. His addition emphasizes my desire to bring the best leaders to our team. Fabrice shares our values, our focus on innovation and our commitment to provide value-added products."

Chris Innes, Head of Equities, Americas at BNP Paribas, added: "Throughout his time at BNP Paribas, Fabrice worked to reinvent and grow our equity derivatives franchise. We look forward to working with him in his new role at Elkhorn."

While at BNP Paribas, Hugon served on the Global Equity and Commodity Derivatives Americas Executive Committee in New York. Hugon provided the leadership for structuring and trading the first fund-linked structured product, launched BNP Paribas' market-linked CD and CPO platform, and led the deployment of SMART derivatives in the U.S. His teams have been recognized by Structured Products magazine including: U.S. Technology Innovation 2013, U.S. Structured Product House 2011, and U.S. Index Innovation 2009. 

Prior to joining BNP Paribas, Hugon was a VP at Societe Generale in the Alternative Investment Structured Group in New York. He began his career focused on capital markets in London and Luxembourg for Societe Generale Group.

About Elkhorn
Founded in 2013, Elkhorn is redefining the relationship between investment strategy and product structure: designing, sponsoring and distributing innovative, research-based products. Elkhorn's founder, Ben Fulton, is a recognized leader in the financial services industry and continues to leverage his 30 years of experience to meet the needs of today's investment advisor. Elkhorn is located in Wheaton, IL. For more information, visit http://elkhorn.com

Advisors can contact Elkhorn at 1-630-ELKHORN (1-630-355-4676) or info@elkhorn.com

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