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CRT U.S. Government Strategists Earn Top Spot in Institutional Investor Ranking for Seventh Consecutive Year

Firm Earns Top Ten Ranking in Fixed-Income Research

STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CRT Capital Group LLC (“CRT”), an independent institutional broker-dealer based in Stamford, Connecticut, today announced that CRT’s Senior U.S. Government Strategists, David Ader and Ian Lyngen, have been named to Institutional Investor’s 2012 All-America Fixed-Income Research Team as dual winners for both U.S. Governments Strategy and Technical Analysis.

This marks the seventh consecutive year that Messrs. Ader and Lyngen earned the top spot in the Economics & Strategy category. Institutional Investor surveyed more than 1,800 asset managers and 550 buy-side analysts in connection with its 2012 rankings.

CRT also announced that it earned a Top Ten ranking in Institutional Investor’s All-America Fixed-Income Research Team rankings for the second consecutive year. CRT’s strong overall performance was the result of the two best-in-category rankings by Messrs. Ader and Lyngen, and the runner-up ranking earned by its Fixed Income Strategy team, which includes Ken Hackel and Messrs. Ader and Lyngen.

“We are extremely proud of David and Ian and the entire Fixed Income Research Team for this remarkable accomplishment,” said Ron Kripalani, CRT’s Chief Executive Officer. “These rankings reflect the strong reputation that CRT has earned among its institutional client base and reinforce CRT’s commitment to offering our clients first class Research and Strategy services that provide timely market intelligence and insight in all critical market sectors.”

While consistently recognized for its expertise in the U.S. Government and Fixed Income markets, CRT also offers best-in-class research and analysis in other critical market sectors, including ABS/MBS and across the full-spectrum of the corporate capital structure. CRT combines its industry-leading research with a skilled and experienced sales and trading force to help its clients identify and capitalize on a full range of investment opportunities across global capital markets.

About CRT Capital Group LLC

CRT, with over 20 years experience as an institutionally-focused broker-dealer, continues to build a world class organization that delivers unsurpassed research and trade execution services to its clients by attracting best-in-class talent for its research, sales, trading, technology and support functions.

CRT provides security brokerage and research services to over 1,200 institutional accounts with established counterparty relationships around the world. The firm caters to asset managers, insurance companies, pension funds, hedge funds and investment firms. CRT, formerly known as Credit Research and Trading LLC, was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut. For more information, please contact John Nielsen at (203) 569-4316 or

CRT Capital Group LLC
John Nielsen, 203-569-4316

Source: CRT Capital Group LLC