STAMFORD, Conn.--()--CRT Capital Group LLC (“CRT”), an independent institutional broker-dealer based in Stamford, Connecticut, today announced that it has hired Paul Caan as Head of Equity Research Sales and Eric Shenker as Head of Equity Trading.
“Paul and Eric are important additions to our firm and we are thrilled they have joined us”
As Head of Equity Research Sales, Mr. Caan will lead a team of experienced sales professionals and work closely with CRT’s industry leading research team to broaden the firm’s reach and offerings to institutional clients. As the Head of Equity Trading, Mr. Shenker will oversee CRT’s equities trading operations, which has an established reputation for providing clients with timely market insight and best-in-class order execution.
Messrs. Caan and Shenker bring considerable experience from top-tier institutions. Prior to joining CRT, Mr. Caan spent over 20 years with Credit Suisse’s top-ranked U.S. equity sales unit. Mr. Shenker was most recently at AllianceBernstein, after serving in senior leadership positions for the equity trading units at Deutsche Bank and Morgan Stanley.
“Paul and Eric are important additions to our firm and we are thrilled they have joined us,” said Matt DeSalvo, CRT’s Chief Operating Officer. “Their impressive experience and strong leadership skills will be invaluable as we continue to strengthen our equities platform and build on our long-established reputation for delivering the highest level of service to our institutional customer base.”
“Our Equities business is a key growth area for CRT, particularly as investors shift their focus away from credit toward increasingly attractive opportunities in the equities markets,” added Ron Kripalani, CRT’s Chief Executive Officer. “The growth of our equities business is consistent with the continued evolution of our multi-tiered product platform and underscores our commitment to providing our institutional clients with true product diversity and quality service.”
CRT, which was founded in 1989, continues to build a world-class organization delivering unsurpassed research and trade execution services to its clients by attracting best-in-class talent for its sales, trading, technology and support functions.
About CRT Capital Group LLC
CRT provides security brokerage and research services to over 1,350 institutional accounts with established counterparty relationships around the world. The firm caters to asset managers, insurance companies, pension funds, hedge funds and investment firms. Formerly known as Credit Research and Trading LLC, CRT was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut. For more information, please contact John Nielsen at (203) 569-4316 or email@example.com.