ACGM Announces Continued Fixed Income Expansion and Begins Making Markets in European Corporate Debt Issues
New York, NY. – ACGM, INC. (“ACGM”) announced today that it will begin making markets in the debt securities of a selection of European Corporates. This marks the continued expansion of ACGM’s fixed income trading business which trades predominately Treasury securities, Municipal bonds, Corporate debt, and Foreign Sovereign debt.
Initially, ACGM will maintain bid and offer prices in a select group of European Corporate debt securities. Over time the Firm intends to expand its coverage to include a wider selection of European Corporate debt securities. The Firm’s bid/offer prices can be viewed through any Bloomberg terminal by entering ACGM <GO>. The European Corporates desk can be reached at +1 212-750-4237.
Upon announcing the expansion, ACGM’s President and CEO, Carlos Abadi expressed his pleasure at being able to offer clients liquidity in a new marketplace.
“The initiation of market making in European Corporate debt securities allows us to provide increased value to our clients through the offering of liquidity in a new market, paired with ACGM’s customary service and quality trade execution”.
ACGM’s Fixed Income expansion is has also seen the recent appointment of Charles Dugan as Senior Director - Fixed Income Sales & Trading, adding another experienced industry veteran to ACGM’s fixed income trading desk.
About Abadi & Co.
Founded in 1991, Abadi & Co. is an investment banking boutique which specializes in three core areas: emerging markets, financial institutions and restructuring & special situations. By focusing on these three areas of expertise, Abadi & Co. has built a team of independent specialists–Fluent in Finance®–who serve as powerful advocates for clients, focused on protecting their financial interests and delivering practical, high-value financial solutions. The Abadi & Co. team prides itself on its ability to guide clients through difficult and groundbreaking transactions, even in situations where the structuring complexities and challenges would have thwarted others.
Abadi & Co.’s experienced team works on a range of transactions, including mergers & acquisitions, debt & equity capital markets issues and recapitalizations. It caters to a global client base which includes companies, governments and financial institutions, across North America, Latin America, Europe and the Middle East. The firm’s specialization approach means that it only takes on engagements if they fall within one or more of its core areas of expertise, allowing it to assign a strong team to every engagement, providing clients with the attention and intellectual capital they deserve. The firm’s clients appreciate having direct access to a senior banker 24/7; they value the discretion of Abadi & Co.'s smaller team and are relieved of the conflict of interest concerns inherent in working with larger investment banks, which often look to cross-sell other products and services. In order to prevent conflicts of interest, and to ensure the independence of the firm's advice, Abadi & Co. does not conduct trading or manage investments.
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