SOURCE: Imperial Capital

Imperial Capital

May 12, 2016 13:08 ET

Imperial Capital Continues Its Expansion of the Investment Grade Sales and Trading Team

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - May 12, 2016) -  Imperial Capital, LLC ("Imperial Capital"), announced today the expansion of its High Grade/Hybrid Sales and Trading Group with the hiring of Michele Harrington and Geoff Knopp. Ms. Harrington and Mr. Knopp will report to John C. Greco, Managing Director and Head of High Grade/Hybrid Sales and Trading.

Ms. Harrington joins Imperial as Managing Director in New York and brings more than 30 years of experience to the Imperial Capital team. Prior to joining Imperial Capital, Ms. Harrington was a Managing Director in the Credit Sales Group at CIBC World Markets. Previously, she was a Managing Director at Knight Capital Group and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Ms. Harrington earned a B.S. from Bucknell University.

Mr. Knopp joins Imperial Capital as Senior Vice President in San Francisco with more than 15 years of experience. Prior to joining Imperial Capital, Mr. Knopp was a Director in the Institutional Credit Sales group at Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group. Previously, he was a Director at Deutsche Bank. Mr. Knopp earned a B.A. from Columbia University.

"We are pleased to have Michele and Geoff join Imperial to further complement our Credit Sales & Trading Group. Both Michele and Geoff are seasoned credit professionals with strong investment grade institutional experience and relationships that will be beneficial for the continued expansion of our existing fixed income business," said Tom Corcoran, President of Imperial Capital, LLC.

About Imperial Capital, LLC
Imperial Capital is a full-service investment bank offering a uniquely integrated platform of comprehensive services to institutional investors and middle market companies. We offer sophisticated sales and trading services to institutional investors and a wide range of investment banking advisory, capital markets and restructuring services to middle market corporate clients. Paired with our proprietary research and sales & trading desk analysis, we provide investment analysis across an issuer's capital structure, including bank loans, debt securities, the hybrid/bank capital marketplace (through our ELP Framework), post-reorganization equities, special situations claims and listed and unlisted equities. Our comprehensive and integrated service platform, expertise across the global capital structure, and deep industry sector knowledge enable us to provide clients with research driven ideas, superior advisory services, and trade execution. We are quick to identify opportunities under any market conditions and we have a proven track record of offering creative, proprietary solutions to our clients. Imperial Capital has three principal businesses: Investment Banking, Institutional Sales & Trading and Institutional Research. More information about Imperial Capital can be found at

Contact Information

  • For more information regarding Imperial Capital, LLC, founded in 1997, please contact:

    Mark Martis
    (310) 246-3674