William Wilson joins Imperial Capital, LLC as a Managing Director and Head of Leveraged Finance

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Imperial Capital, LLC ("Imperial") announced that William Wilson has joined the firm as Managing Director, Head of Leveraged Finance in the Investment Banking Group. He is based in New York.

With over 24 years of experience in leveraged finance, Mr. Wilson joins Imperial Capital from Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc., where he served as Managing Director and co-headed the Debt Capital Markets group. He was responsible for a broad range of capital markets activities, including managing a team of professionals who structured and distributed private loans and bonds and directly led the origination efforts for the Energy, Retail and Consumer Products, Gaming, Shipping and Specialty Finance sectors. Prior to Stifel, he was a Managing Director in the Capital Markets Group at CRT Capital LLC. His wealth of career experience includes UBS Securities, Bear Stearns & Co, and Credit Suisse/DLJ with assignments in both New York and London.

“We’re excited to have William joining Imperial Capital,” said Chris Shepard, Executive Vice President and Co-Head of Investment Banking. “His deep product expertise and leadership in leveraged finance will further enhance our ability to deliver innovative financing solutions to our clients.”

"Imperial has built the preeminent platform for mid-market leveraged finance," said Mr. Wilson. “I am delighted to be joining a team whose creativity and thoughtfulness have been demonstrated across the leveraged product suite.”

Mr. Wilson earned an M.B.A. (with Distinction) from the Thunderbird Global School of Management (a unit of the Arizona State University Knowledge Enterprise) and a M.A. (Honours) from the University of Cambridge where he attended Magdalene College.

About Imperial Capital, LLC
Imperial Capital, founded in 1997, is a full-service investment bank offering a uniquely integrated platform of comprehensive services to institutional investors and middle market companies. We offer sophisticated sales and trading services to institutional investors and a wide range of investment banking advisory, capital markets and restructuring services to middle market corporate clients. Paired with our proprietary research and sales & trading desk analysis, we provide investment analysis across an issuer's capital structure, including bank loans, debt securities, the hybrid/bank capital marketplace (through our ELP Framework), post-reorganization equities, special situations claims and listed and unlisted equities. Our comprehensive and integrated service platform, expertise across the global capital structure, and deep industry sector knowledge enable us to provide clients with research driven ideas, superior advisory services, and trade execution. We are quick to identify opportunities under any market conditions and we have a proven track record of offering creative, proprietary solutions to our clients. More information about Imperial Capital can be found at www.imperialcapital.com.

For more information regarding Imperial Capital, please contact: Tigist Gessesse (310) 246-3605 tgessesse@imperialcapital.com

Source:Imperial Capital, LLC