NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) announced today the appointment of Van Hesser to the role of Senior Managing Director of Corporate Finance.
“Van brings a wealth of extensive and broad knowledge base that will allow us to broaden our thought leadership into the Corporate Finance sector”
Hesser joins KBRA from Wells Fargo Principal Investments where he was a team lead in the Financial Institutions sector. Prior to Wells Fargo, Van was with HSBC Securities for 10 years where he served as Global Head of Credit Research and was the senior corporate bond research analyst covering U.S. banks, brokers, and specialty finance companies. Hesser had previous stints at Credit Suisse First Boston and Goldman Sachs within their Corporate Bond Research Groups, and within Corporate Finance at Salomon Brothers.
Van started his career as a bank examiner at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. In addition, Van was selected 10 times to Institutional Investor magazine’s All-America Fixed Income Research team in 3 different categories.
"Van brings a wealth of extensive and broad knowledge base that will allow us to broaden our thought leadership into the Corporate Finance sector," said James Nadler, President and COO of KBRA.
KBRA is a full service rating agency that was established in 2010 and embarked on an effort to restore trust in credit ratings by creating new standards for assessing risk and by offering accurate and transparent ratings. KBRA has published over 6,900 ratings on over 1,000 transactions totaling approximately $600 billion in issuance across the Structured Finance, Public Finance, Financial Guaranty, Financial Institutions, Project Finance, and Corporate sectors. Investors are KBRA’s top priority, and as a result, KBRA strives to provide the investment community with timely and in-depth research allowing for more informed investment decisions. Please visit www.kbra.com for more details.