NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Macquarie Group (“Macquarie”) (ASX:MQG; ADR:MQBKY), today announced the appointment of William Dobson as Managing Director and Head of Corporate Credit Trading in Macquarie Capital’s Credit Sales and Trading group. Mr. Dobson will be responsible for trading leveraged loans and high yield bonds. Mr. Dobson will be based in Macquarie Capital’s New York office and plans to join the trading desk on Monday, September 26.
Mr. Dobson has more than 25 years experience in leveraged loan trading and syndication. Mr. Dobson was most recently a Managing Director with Deutsche Bank, where he was Co-Head of the U.S. Loan Trading practice and oversaw daily cash loan trading activities with the firm’s sales force and loan market investors. Prior to Deutsche Bank, Mr. Dobson was employed with Goldman Sachs, where he was responsible for Par Loan trading activity in a number of industry sectors. Prior to Goldman, Mr. Dobson was a Managing Director, Loan Syndications and Trading at First Union/Wachovia, where he managed the firm’s Par Loan trading activity. Prior to First Union, he held various high yield loan sales and trading positions with Bear Stearns, Bank of Montreal, Banque Paribas and Sanwa Bank Limited.
"We are pleased to have Bill join the team to strengthen our leveraged loan trading capabilities out of New York," said Andy Stock, Senior Managing Director and Head of Credit Sales and Trading for Macquarie Capital. "His extensive loan trading experience and long-standing client relationships further strengthen Macquarie’s integrated Leveraged Finance platform. As Macquarie’s Debt Capital Markets business continues to grow, loan investors tell us that they value secondary market liquidity now more than ever and the addition of Bill helps our team deliver that value.”
Mr. Dobson received his Bachelor of Science from Pennsylvania State University and his MBA from The Stern School of Business at New York University.
About Macquarie Group
Macquarie Group (Macquarie) is a global provider of banking, financial, advisory, investment and funds management services. Macquarie’s main business focus is making returns by providing a diversified range of services to clients. Macquarie acts on behalf of institutional, corporate and retail clients and counterparties around the world. Founded in 1969, Macquarie operates in more than 70 office locations in 28 countries. Macquarie employs approximately 14,372 people and has assets under management of more than $367 billion (as of March 31, 2016).