Stifel Financial Corp. made appointments to its leveraged finance and fixed income platforms.
The appointees for the financial services company's leveraged finance platform were from Jefferies Group LLC. Christopher Auld, who was co-head of European leveraged finance at Jefferies, was named managing director and head of leveraged finance. Henry Lang, who was managing director and group leader for leveraged loan and high-yield transactions in the industrials and energy sectors at Jefferies, was named managing director.
For its fixed income platform, Stifel tapped two executives from Guggenheim Securities LLC. Roger Gilbert joined Stifel as managing director and head of loan sales, the same positions he held at Guggenheim Securities. Peter Lapina was named head of loan trading, also the same role he had at Guggenheim.