Litigation consulting firm Analysis Group has hired four new affiliates to the firm, including fixed-income expert John Richard.

Richard is a fund manager and securities consultant with more than 15 years of experience in institutional money management. He was a founder of Taurus Horizon Fund, where he was a managing partner and fund manager for the strategy.

Previously, he was at State Street Global Advisors as a senior fixed-income portfolio manager. Richard’s investment expertise includes various security types, including securitized structures such as ABS, MBS, CMBS, and CDOs and  unsecured corporate credit. He has also been active in trading securities and performing due-diligence credit work on the underlying collateral.

The three other hires include Jonathan Foster, who joins the firm from Current Capital.  He is experienced in board issues, initial public offerings, debt financing, restructurings, corporate acquisitions and sales, and private- equity transactions.

Frank Lichtenberg, also joins the firm this month. He is an expert on industrial organization, applied microeconomics, and econometrics.

Steven Shugan will be joining the firm from  the University of Florida. Shugan is an expert in marketing models, multivariate statistics, quantitative methods, and advanced marketing management.

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