Barclays Capital has hired Marta Ricardo as an associate director in its term U.S. ABS group, reporting to managing director Michael Wade. Ricardo, who starts Monday, had worked in a similar position at JPMorgan Securities. Ricardo will cover credit cards, student loans and equipment leases for Barclays. With the move, Ricardo is reunited with Guiseppe Pagano, her former colleague at JPMorgan, who joined Barclays late last year.
Williams Capital has doubled its structured finance team with the additions of Rocco Capoccia and Jean Holloway as principals in the firm's Structured Products Group. Both came from different product groups within the firm. Previously, Capoccia was a banker, covering insurance companies and financial institutions for both secured and unsecured debt funding. Holloway joins the sales and trading group, where she will work primarily with crossover investors on the corporate, ABS, RMBS, CMBS and CDO products.