NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Mar 18, 2013) -  Maxim Group LLC, a leading full service investment banking, securities, and wealth management firm announced the expansion of its Fixed Income Platform with the appointment of three Managing Directors: Brandon Dunn, Michael Glover and Craig Bonder.

"We are pleased to announce the addition of Brandon, Michael, and Craig to our team as they bring a wealth of experience, strong client relationships and a solid work ethic which will support the continued growth of Maxim's Fixed Income Division," said Jamie Terranova, Executive Managing Director and head of Maxim Group's Fixed Income Division.

Brandon Dunn was a Managing Director and Co-Head of Fixed Income at Rochdale Securities before joining Maxim Group. Prior to Rochdale, Brandon was a Managing Director at UBS where he managed a group that structured and distributed a variety of fixed income securities. He also served in various derivative and fixed income positions at Rabobank, Deutsche Bank and JP Morgan. Over a 25 year career he has structured, traded and marketed mortgage, corporate, derivative and emerging market products. He graduated cum laude with a BS in Economics from the Wharton School of Business and Finance in 1981. He also has a law degree from Georgetown University Law Center where he graduated in 1984.

Michael Glover has 20 years of experience in the Fixed Income and Structured Credit/Product Markets. Prior to joining Maxim Group, he was the Co-Head of Fixed Income at Rochdale Securities. Previously, Mr. Glover spent nine years in the Fixed Income Division at Lehman Brothers where he was a Managing Director and the Global Head of Securitized Products Sales. Prior to Lehman Brothers, Mr. Glover was a producing Sales Manager for the Structured Products Sales Group at J.P. Morgan Securities. Earlier experience included a fixed income sales role at Kidder Peabody and 6 years in real estate law and development in New York City. Mr. Glover graduated from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1982 and earned a joint JD/MBA from New York University in 1985/1986.

Craig Bonder was responsible for all of Rochdale Fixed Income trading, including CDOs, RMBS, ABS and a market leading ILS desk prior to joining Maxim Group. He has extensive experience in analyzing, sourcing and trading a wide array of fixed income, cash and derivative products within the institutional investor markets. Previously Mr. Bonder worked at Rabobank International where he served as a Senior Portfolio Manager and Executive Director. Mr. Bonder also led Rabobank's efforts in the Synthetic and Hybrid ABS arena serving as the Portfolio Manager for three of Rabobank's ABS CDOs and one of the markets first ever Long Short ABS CDO. Mr. Bonder also managed Rabobank's arbitrage asset-backed conduit platform including Monument Gardens Funding an innovative Secured Liquidity Note program. Before that he worked as a trader on the money markets desk, actively trading a $12 billion Commercial Paper program and funding Rabobank's balance sheet in the USD and Euro cash market. Mr. Bonder has a B.S. in Applied Economics and Business Management from Cornell University and an MBA from Columbia University.

About Maxim Group LLC 
Maxim Group LLC is a full-service investment banking firm headquartered in New York. Maxim Group provides a full array of financial services including investment banking; private wealth management; and global institutional equity, fixed-income and derivatives sales and trading, equity research and prime brokerage services. The investment banking group focuses on middle market and emerging growth companies within the shipping, energy, health care, technology, retail, and business and financial services sectors. The institutional coverage of Maxim Group spans North and South America, Europe and Asia. Maxim Group LLC is a registered broker-dealer with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and is a member of the following: Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA); Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB); Securities Insurance Protection Corporation (SIPC); NASDAQ Stock Market and the NYSE Arca, Inc. To learn more about Maxim Group, visit  

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