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December 17, 2013
KGS-Alpha Capital Markets, L.P. Completes $65 Million Debt Raise
KGS-Alpha Capital Markets, L.P. (KGS-Alpha), a New York-based institutional broker-dealer, is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed a $65 million debt capital raise. Read More »

July 31, 2013
KGS Plans to Hire 15 for Credit Led by StormHarbour's Cummings
KGS-Alpha Capital Markets, L.P., the brokerage backed by Arsenal Capital Partners LP, hired Robert Cummings as co-head of corporate credit and plans to expand that business by adding 15 bond traders and salespeople. Read More »

November 7, 2011
KGS-Alpha Capital Markets Adds CMBS Trading Team and Chief Strategist
KGS-Alpha Capital Markets, L.P. is pleased to announce expanded service offerings to its institutional investor base. Within the past month, the Firm has grown its commercial mortgage backed securities (CMBS) trading team with the addition of Jeff Lewis, Kyle Wichser and Andrew Noonan. The Firm has also introduced chief strategist Kamal Abdullah. Read More »

March 28, 2011
Mark Noble and Jim Tymeck Join KGS-Alpha to Expand Trading Platform
KGS-Alpha Capital Markets, L.P. is pleased to announce that Mark Noble has joined the firm as Head of Structured Corporate and Agency Debt and Jim Tymeck as the new Head of the Finance Desk. Read More »

February 10, 2011
KGS-Alpha Capital Markets, L.P. Completes $150 Million Equity Capital Raise
KGS-Alpha Capital Markets, L.P., a New York-based fixed income broker-dealer that serves its institutional customer base with mortgage-backed, asset-backed and agency debt securities, announced today that it has completed an additional equity financing of approximately $75 million, bringing total equity capital raised in the past six months to over $150 million. This equity investment was led by an affiliate of Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP), one of Canada's largest and most successful pension plans, with over $30 billion in net assets. Read More »

October 4, 2010
KGS-Alpha Capital Markets Expands New York City and Regional Presence
KGS-Alpha Capital Markets, L.P., a New York-based fixed income broker-dealer that focuses on mortgage-backed, asset-backed and agency debt securities, announced today that it has added three new regional sales offices in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Reston, Virginia, and Chicago, Illinois. Read More »

August 17, 2010
KGS-Alpha Capital Markets Announced by Former Salomon Brothers Executives and Arsenal Capital Partners
Arsenal Capital Partners, a leading New York-based private equity firm, announced that it has partnered with fixed income industry veterans Levent Kahraman and Dan Goldman to launch KGS-Alpha Capital Markets LP. KGS-Alpha is a New York-based institutional fixed income broker-dealer, focusing on mortgage-backed, asset-backed, and agency debt securities. Read More »

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December 17, 2013 | PR Newswire
KGS-Alpha Capital Markets, L.P. Completes $65 Million Debt Raise
KGS-Alpha Capital Markets, L.P. (KGS-Alpha), a New York-based institutional broker-dealer, is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed a $65 million debt capital raise. Read More »

December 17, 2013 | Bloomberg Personal Finance
Bond-Broker Survivor KGS-Alpha Raises Debt as Rivals Shut
KGS-Alpha Capital Markets LP, the brokerage that trades mortgage-backed securities and corporate bonds, raised $65 million in debt to boost trading as competitors close and consolidate. Read More »

November 8, 2011 | Institutional Investor
KGS-Alpha Boosts CMBS Team
KGS-Alpha Capital Markets has added Jeff Lewis, Kyle Wichser and Andrew Noonan to its commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) trading team. The New York-based fixed-income broker-dealer has also added chief strategist Kamal Abdullah. Read More »

November 7, 2011 | MarketWatch.com
KGS-Alpha Capital Markets Adds CMBS Trading Team and Chief Strategist
KGS-Alpha Capital Markets, L.P. is pleased to announce expanded service offerings to its institutional investor base. Within the past month, the Firm has grown its commercial mortgage backed securities (CMBS) trading team with the addition of Jeff Lewis, Kyle Wichser and Andrew Noonan. The Firm has also introduced chief strategist Kamal Abdullah. Read More »

September 7, 2011 | Reuters
Robert Piano Joins the Strongly Growing KGS-Alpha Capital Markets, L.P.
KGS-Alpha Capital Markets, L.P., is pleased to announce that Robert Piano has joined the firm's new asset-backed securitization (ABS) team. Robert joins from Barclays Capital after nine years in its asset securitization group, where he was most recently a Director specializing in esoteric asset transactions. Read More »

June 21, 2011 | Bloomberg
KGS-Alpha Hires Aladdin Team for ‘Esoteric’ Asset-Backed Bonds
KGS-Alpha Capital Markets LP, the fixed-income broker-dealer backed by Arsenal Capital Partners, hired a team from Aladdin Capital Holdings LLC to expand into securitizations of so-called esoteric and commercial assets. Read More »

August 19, 2010 | Bloomberg
Arsenal Capital Invests in KGS as Private Equity Supports Broker-Dealers
Private-equity firm Arsenal Capital Partners LP is backing a pair of former Citigroup Inc. executives in a new fixed-income broker-dealer called KGS-Alpha Capital Markets LP, as buyout managers take advantage of turmoil in institutional brokerages. Read More »

August 19, 2010 | The New York Times
Arsenal Invests in New Broker-Dealer
Private-equity firm Arsenal Capital Partners LP is backing a pair of former Citigroup Inc. executives in a new fixed-income broker-dealer called KGS-Alpha Capital Markets LP, as buyout managers take advantage of turmoil in institutional brokerages. Read More »