SOURCE: Imperial Capital

Imperial Capital

May 22, 2012 08:01 ET

Imperial Capital Announces Strategic Bankruptcy Trade Claim Sourcing Hires to Continue Its Expansion

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - May 22, 2012) - Imperial Capital, LLC today announced the hiring of two seasoned fixed income sales & trading professionals who will focus on sourcing trade claims on behalf of its institutional clients. The hiring of Victor Lafaman and Daniel McAnally as Vice Presidents in Imperial Capital's Fixed Income Sales & Trading platform based in New York further demonstrates the franchise's 2012 growth initiatives.

"With the hiring of Victor and Dan, we are able to provide our institutional clients with a team specializing in sourcing bankruptcy claims that can leverage our unique distressed research capabilities," said Jason Reese, CEO of Imperial Capital Group.

Mr. Victor Lafaman joins Imperial Capital as a Vice President in its Institutional Sales & Trading Group with seventeen years in the securities business as both a buy side and sell side sourcing agent of claims. Most recently, Mr. Lafaman was an Associate Director of Trade Claims with Southpaw Asset Management, LP. Prior to this, Mr. Lafaman was a Senior Vice President with Amroc Investments, LLC where he was a sales professional selling distressed debt and special credit risk situations. In addition, Mr. Lafaman was the Head of Trade Claims Sales & Trading for BDS Securities Corp., LLC where he was the lead sourcer of bankrupt claims.

Mr. Daniel McAnally is a Vice President in Imperial Capital's Sales & Trading Group in New York with five years in the trade claims sales and trading business. Prior to joining Imperial Capital, Mr. McAnally was a Vice President with Primeshares World Markets Group, LLC where he sourced bankruptcy trade claims on behalf of bank and hedge fund clients. Mr. McAnally earned a Bachelor of Science from Georgetown University.

About Imperial Capital, LLC
Imperial Capital, founded in 1997, is a full-service investment banking firm with offices in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Minneapolis, Boston and Chicago. The firm currently employs over 205 professionals and offers a wide range of proprietary products and services to institutional investors, middle market companies, and private equity firms. Imperial Capital provides institutional clients research and sales and trading of high yield and distressed debt securities, bank debt, convertible bonds, preferred stocks, and equities. The firm provides middle market companies and financial sponsors with capital markets, merger and acquisitions, capital structure, restructuring and recapitalization advisory services. More information about Imperial Capital can be found at www.imperialcapital.com.

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