ABS salesman Mark Opila has jumped to Barclays Capital from DresdneKleinwortWasserstein, where he had worked since March 2001. Opila will report to Andrew Rankowitz, Director - Head of U.S. Credit Sales. Prior to his stint at Dresdner, he had worked at pre-merger Chase Securities but left in early 2001, after the merger with JPMorgan closed.
Nixon Peabody has hired Marc J. Veilleux as a partner and group head in its New York-based structured finance practice. In an announcement last week, the firm said it is expanding its securitization and structured finance practice. Veilleux moved over Shearman & Sterling.