John Cokinos has joined RBC and will be a managing director in the banks leveraged loan and high yield bond capital markets group.
Neuberger Berman Group launched a new mutual bond fund that will invest in speculative-grade debt among other credit securities.
Electronic trading firm MarketAxess launched a new index that measures liquidity on the European corporate bond market.
PIMCO, which manages the worlds largest bond fund, has added Mark Kiesel, Virginie Maisonneuve, Scott Mather and Mihir Worah as portfolio managers.
Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. added Paul Baeri and Kevin Quinn as managing directors to its fixed income sales and trading team.
TCW Group hired David Dobies as a managing director for its direct lending group. He will be responsible for new investments and managing portfolio companies for the asset management firm.
Sean Meeker joined Vulcan Capital from Goldman Sachs. He will begin working at the Seattle-based investment firm in late February.
Monroe Capital said it closed a $500 million leveraged loan fund that will invest in senior debt that it originates and underwrites.
ALPS has joined with Westport, Conn.-based investment firm Westport Resources to launch a fund that will invest in high yield bonds and other speculative-grade securities.
Sean Meeker, head of loan and loan credit default swap trading at Goldman, has left the New York-based firm. The firm's head high yield bond trader left earlier this month.