“Pete Vaky is a tremendous addition to our team. He brings a wealth of experience to our bank clients and continues to build on our already experienced group” said Ricardo Diaz.
Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 12, 2012
FIG Partners is pleased to announce the hiring of Pete Vaky to further grow its fixed income business. Pete has over 30 years of investment banking experience across a wide range of sectors. Prior to joining FIG, Pete was the Co-Founder and Managing Partners at VVS Capital, a private equity firm based in Atlanta focused on middle market corporations. Pete spent much of his career at SunTrust, where he served as a Managing Director and Head of Debt Capital Markets Distribution and Syndicated Finance in Atlanta. Pete also held management roles at Bank of America, Continental Illinois, Bank of Montreal, and Wells Fargo. In addition, he previously served as the co-chair of the Loan Sales and Trading Association (LSTA), is currently on the Board of Trustees at Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School in Atlanta, and is an official observer on the Board of Directors for Brown Integrated Logistics Inc.
The Fixed Income business at FIG Partners focuses on the sales and trading of a wide range of securities including Agency debt and mortgage securities, municipal bonds, corporate debt, and other products with our bank portfolio manager clients. The fixed income team at FIG Partners also provides its clients with valuation advisory and risk management services that will allow for detailed evaluation of complex loans and securities. The Fixed Income team is led by Ricardo Diaz, who has over 15 years experience in the fixed income markets at major investment banks and asset managers. Dave Bonaccorso and Brian Zwerner bring further experience as Senior Vice Presidents within the Fixed Income team.
“Pete is a tremendous addition to our team. He brings a wealth of experience to our bank clients and continues to build on our already experienced group” said Ricardo Diaz.
Pete Vaky said “I am excited to join a great team at FIG Partners that truly delivers value for its regional and community bank clients.”
FIG Partners, LLC is an employee-owned broker/dealer specializing in bank and thrift stocks. FIG Partners is owned and led by its managing principals who have extensive backgrounds in Research, Capital Raises, Strategic Advisory, Trading and Sales. FIG Partners has created over 3,500 new relationships between Community Banks & Investors since inception in 2003. The firm’s expertise includes independent research on over 95 public banks and the industry at large, completion of over 60 transactions to raise new capital and provide strategic advice, and OTC market-making for 200+ banks nationwide. The firm has advised on over 90 merger and acquisition transactions during the past 10 years.