CastleOak Securities Hires Industry Veteran Rick Carr to Co-Head Fixed Income Sales & Trading

New York, NY – June 3, 2015 – CastleOak Securities, L.P., a leading New York-based boutique investment banking firm, today announced the expansion of its Fixed Income sales and trading team with the appointment of Rick Carr as Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of Sales and Trading.  Reporting directly into David R. Jones, President and Chief Executive Officer of CastleOak Securities, Mr. Carr will be based in New York, and be responsible for building the firm’s fixed income business and team nationally, with a focus on  New York, Chicago, Atlanta, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

“We are pleased to welcome Rick to the CastleOak team. We are committed to building a leading fixed income franchise at CastleOak, and believe Rick’s extensive experience and breadth of relationships will help extend our capabilities across geographies and wwwucts,” said Mr. Jones.  “Growing our national fixed income sales and trading team is a top priority for us, and we are making strategic investments to strengthen our platform to deliver the best capabilities to our clients.”
Mr. Carr added, “I am very pleased to be joining CastleOak.  CastleOak has a proven track record of success, and I am very much looking forward to helping accelerate the firm’s growth and providing value-added services to our clients.”
Mr. Carr recently served as Managing Director in Corporate Finance at Deutsche Bank.  Prior to Deutsche Bank, he was Director of Sales in the Americas at BlueBay Asset Management, and Managing Director of Client Development at MKP Capital Management.  Prior to this, he was Managing Director at Wachovia Securities, and also held senior positions at Citigroup and Salomon Brothers.  He received his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, and his B.E.S. from Johns Hopkins University.
About CastleOak Securities
CastleOak Securities L.P. is a boutique investment bank focused on the capital markets and serving a broad array of corporate, governmental and institutional investor clients.  Headquartered in New York City, and with five regional offices, CastleOak specializes in primary and secondary sales and trading of fixed income, equity, municipal and money market securities.  For more information, visit www.castleoaklp.com.
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