NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Brean Capital is pleased to announce the addition of Michael Blum to the Fixed Income team. Blum is a seasoned, structured finance professional with extensive experience in all aspects of fixed income; particularly mortgage-backed securities. Blum will report to Kurt Kaline, Managing Director of CMBS Trading in the New York City office.
Mr. Blum was previously at Davidson Kempner Capital Management where he wrote programs that mined the Intex database for bond, collateral, and payment data. Prior to Davidson Kempner, he was an associate at Nomura Securities on the CMBS desk. Prior to that, Mr. Blum was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs in Fixed Income Research. Mr. Blum holds a Bachelors of Science in Mathematics from SUNY Binghamton.
“We are excited to welcome Mike Blum to our growing team. His knowledge and expertise greatly complement our fixed income capabilities, and further enhances the resources that Brean provides to our customer base”, said Robert Fine, Chief Executive Officer of Brean Capital.
“I am really pleased to have joined Brean Capital. Their infrastructure is extremely robust, and given the employee ownership structure, the firm is very much aligned. I look forward to growing our structured finance, and in particular, CMBS businesses”, said Mr. Blum.
About Brean Capital, LLC
Brean Capital is an independent investment bank and asset management firm. We focus on delivering high-quality investment ideas and investment banking services to institutional investors and corporate clients. Our services include equity research, corporate finance and advisory investment banking, equity institutional sales and trading, and asset management. Our fixed income business provides sales, trading, research and banking services on a wide range of mortgage and asset-backed, US Treasury and government agency securities, structured products, corporate bonds, and municipal debt.