Private investment firm Belstar Group appointed two senior investment professionals Jeffrey Moses and Simina Farcasiu.

Moses joins Belstar Group as managing director and director of ABS research and analytics. He joins the firm from HSBC Securities, where he was the managing director responsible for ABS and structured bonds for the Americas. In this capacity, he was responsible for the securitization business in the Americas and for managing a 16 person banking, syndicate and analytics team. Before joining HSBC Securities, Moses was a managing director at Bear Stearns responsible for asset-backed securities. He has been involved in the securitization of 175 auto, student, marine loans, credit card and trade receivables securitizations.

Farcasiu joined as a partner of the Belstar Group and senior portfolio manager for the Belstar Credit Fund. She has 20 years of fixed-income and structured product experience. Prior to Belstar Group, Farcasiu was a senior managing director at Bear Stearns, and later JPMorgan Asset Management. As the senior portfolio manager, Farcasiu was responsible for the overall strategy, portfolio construction and trading for the Bear Stearns Structured Risk Partners Master Fund.

“Simina and Jeff bring powerful market insights and strong track records to our boutique organization,” said Daniel Yun, founder and chief executive of Belstar Group. “Their expertise will help Belstar take advantage of the unprecedented opportunities we see in today’s market.”

“Belstar offers senior professionals the chance to build platforms for new financial products that address today’s markets without the overhang of legacy assets,” Farcasiu said. “At a time when smaller firms have unique advantages in the market, I’m excited at the opportunities we can create for our clients.”

“Having spent most of my career analyzing asset backed securities, Belstar presents an entrepreneurial environment to deliver clients cutting edge asset-backed investment strategies designed for this market,” said Moses.

Bellstar Group is a global hedge fund boutique specializing in alternative and real asset investment strategies.

 

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