SOURCE: Imperial Capital

Imperial Capital

June 01, 2016 08:00 ET

Imperial Capital Continues Its Expansion of the Emerging Markets Sales & Trading Group

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 1, 2016) - Imperial Capital Group, LLC ("Imperial Capital"), announced today the continued growth of its dedicated Emerging Markets Group with the hiring of three professionals at Imperial Capital (International) LLP ("Imperial UK"). André Rizzo, Eriko Miyazaki-Ross, and Jonathan Orton join Imperial Capital as the firm continues to build out a dedicated Emerging Markets effort within their Credit Sales and Trading franchise.

"We are very pleased to welcome Emerging Markets professionals who bring extensive market experience and deep client relationships to the team," said Tom Corcoran, President of Imperial Capital, LLC. "In a relatively short period of time, we have been able to build a world class Emerging Markets team and the additions of André, Eriko, and Jonny continue to prove Imperial Capital's commitment to creating a premier Emerging Markets franchise."

André Rizzo joins Imperial Capital UK as a Managing Director with more than 20 years of Fixed Income sales experience. Mr. Rizzo will have primary responsibility for the build-out of Imperial Capital's marketing efforts in Latin America. Prior to joining Imperial UK, Mr. Rizzo was a Managing Director and Head of Fixed Income Sales for Bank of America in São Paulo. Previously, he was at Barclays, where he ran Fixed Income Sales in Brazil. Mr. Rizzo earned a business degree from Pontificia Universidade Catolica in São Paulo, Brazil.

Eriko Miyazaki-Ross joins Imperial Capital UK as a Vice President and will be a dedicated Emerging Markets Corporate Sales & Trading Desk Analyst. Prior to joining Imperial UK, Ms. Miyazaki-Ross was in the Latin American Corporate Credit Research Group at Barclays in New York. She was also a High Yield Corporate Research Analyst at Barclays in London. She graduated from The London School of Economics where she majored in Economics.

Jonathan Orton joins Imperial UK as an Emerging Markets Sales Associate. Most recently, Mr. Orton was a Sales Associate at Barclays Capital in the Fixed Income Emerging Market Sales group in London. Mr. Orton graduated from the University of Bristol.

"We are excited to have André, Eriko, and Jonny join the Emerging Markets effort at Imperial Capital," said Andrew Gold, Managing Director and Head of Emerging Markets Sales and Trading group at Imperial Capital, LLC. "We are building an incredibly strong team with years of experience in the Emerging Markets business and these recent hires continue to add to the product offering we provide to our clients."

About Imperial Capital, LLC
Imperial Capital, LLC 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, LLC has three principal businesses: Investment Banking, Institutional Sales & Trading and Institutional Research. More information about Imperial Capital, LLC can be found at

About Imperial Capital (International), LLP
Imperial Capital International, founded in 2011, is an affiliate of Imperial Capital, LLC with an office in central London. Complementing Imperial Capital's existing fixed income sales and trading franchise, Imperial Capital (International), LLP expanded the Imperial Capital franchise into the EEA. The company focuses on selling the entire credit spectrum and capital structure to its European institutional clients.

Contact Information

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

    Mark Martis
    (310) 246-3674

    For more information regarding Imperial Capital (International), LLP, please contact:

    Brian Robertson
    44 (0) 207 650 5401