BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Incapital LLC, a leading underwriter and distributor of fixed income securities, today announced the appointment of Sharon Stark as Managing Director of Financial Strategy.
In this role, Ms. Stark will be developing customized fixed income investment strategies for Incapital’s institutional clients. She will also be working closely with Incapital’s Financial Strategies team on designing investment banking and capital raising solutions. Ms. Stark reports to Chris O’Connor, Managing Director of Incapital’s Fixed Income division.
“Sharon brings an extensive depth of fixed income knowledge and expertise to Incapital, stemming from her three decade career,” said Mr. O’Connor. “With bond market uncertainty top of mind for many investors, Sharon will be able to provide our clients with insightful ideas and help build out customized strategies to fit their needs.”
Most recently, Ms. Stark served as Fixed Income Strategist at D.A. Davidson & Co. She has previously served at the United States Department of Treasury as the Senior Advisor to the Deputy Director/COO of the Office of Thrift Supervision on policy and operational issues. She also spent twelve years as Chief Market Strategist for fixed income capital markets at Legg Mason, as well as five years with the FDIC as Deputy Assistant Director.
“Markets today are in a state of flux and very vulnerable to any shocks,” said Ms. Stark. “We are also in a single direction market, with investors afraid to stray from the pack. I’m excited to join Incapital, which specializes in providing a wide array of risk-managed solutions that help investors adapt to changing market conditions like the volatile markets we’re seeing today.”
Ms. Stark will be based in Boca Raton, FL, which serves as Incapital’s primary office for fixed income sales and trading.
About Incapital LLC
Incapital was founded in 1999 and today is a leading underwriter and distributor of securities to more than 800 broker-dealers, institutions, asset managers, RIAs and banks. The firm represents more than 300 issuing entities and has underwritten more than $400 billion in securities. Since expanding the capital markets product base in 2012 to include preferred stock, Incapital has participated in the underwriting of nearly $36 billion in corporate debt and preferred stock. The firm is headquartered in Chicago, IL and has a principal office in Boca Raton, FL. Further information is available at www.incapital.com.