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ACGM Names Charles Dugan as Senior Director - Fixed Income Sales & Trading

New York, NY. – ACGM, Inc. (“ACGM”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Charles Dugan as the Firm’s Senior Director - Fixed Income Sales & Trading.

Charles will be responsible for developing and growing ACGM’s existing Fixed Income desk which trades predominately Treasury securities, Municipal bonds, Corporate debt, and Foreign Sovereign debt. He brings to the Firm over 20 years of financial sector industry experience. Charles’s technology leadership roles early in his career give him a valuable appreciation and understanding of how technology can deliver value to Fixed Income trading operations.

Prior to joining ACGM, Charles was Managing Director of Fixed Income at Wall Street Access where he helped build the Firm’s Fixed Income Trading desk. Earlier in his career Charles held roles at Piper Jaffray, BNY Mellon, Schroders and John Hancock. 

ACGM’s President and CEO, Carlos Abadi commented that he is delighted to welcome onboard another experienced industry veteran. 

“Charlie’s extensive experience leading and developing Fixed Income trading desks is exactly what ACGM wants as the Firm’s Fixed Income desk enters a new and exciting phase in its growth and development. I have no doubt that Charlie will successfully lead the Firm’s Fixed Income business by consistently delivering value-added services to our clients.”

Charles holds a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics from Drew University and an MBA in Finance from Baruch College. He holds Series 7, 63, 79 and 99 licenses. Charles sits on the Board of the American Red Cross Greater New York Region.

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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