DALLAS – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Hilltop Securities Inc. (HilltopSecurities) announced today that William Evans has recently joined the company’s public finance division as Managing Director, responsible for underwriting.
Evans will lead HilltopSecurities’ negotiated and competitive underwriting efforts, working with public finance bankers and fixed income capital markets sales and trading offices to assist with pricing, structuring, timing and distribution of municipal titles for clients from all sectors.
“Bill is a nationally respected underwriter, and we are delighted to welcome him to HilltopSecurities,” said Vice President, Public Finance David Medanich. “It’s no secret that finding prices has been a challenge during the pandemic. Bill’s deal pricing experience and long-standing relationships with institutional investors play a critical role in helping our clients obtain favorable borrowing costs to meet their financing needs.
Evans brings nearly two decades of institutional underwriting and sales experience. He joins HilltopSecurities from Loop Capital Markets, where he served as Senior Vice President, Underwriter. While there, he was responsible for pricing and marketing negotiated deals for a wide range of program types, including tax-exempt, taxable and high-yield bonds, as well as managing underwriting activities. competitive forces. Prior to working at Loop Capital Markets, he was an underwriter at Morgan Stanley & Co. and UBS Securities.
“Public entities are under immense financial pressure and it is important that they maintain access to capital markets,” said Evans. “HilltopSecurities is uniquely positioned to help issuers obtain the financing they need in this difficult economic environment. Our national presence, regional approach and dedicated capital allow us to distribute bonds and offer quality price execution to issuers in a wide range of sectors.
Evans received an Executive MBA from Fordham University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Finance and Accounting from Northeastern University.
Hilltop Securities Inc. provides direct advice and tailored solutions to municipal issuers, institutions, brokers and individuals. The full-service municipal investment bank and registered investment advisor are headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with offices across the United States. Areas of interest include public finance; subscription, sale and trading of municipal and taxable fixed income securities; retail brokerage services; securities clearing; structured finance; and securities lending. A wholly owned subsidiary of Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTH), affiliates of HilltopSecurities include Hilltop Securities Independent Network Inc., PlainsCapital Bank, PrimeLending, and National Lloyds Corporation. Learn more about www.HilltopSecurities.com. Member: NYSE / FINRA / SIPC.