DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hilltop Securities Inc. (HilltopSecurities) is pleased to welcome Ted Chapman to its Public Finance division in Dallas, where he will serve as Credit Analyst for Investment Banking.
“Having reliable municipal credit expertise is now more important than ever to our clients and we look to continue to build our capabilities in this area,” said David Medanich, co-head of public finance at HilltopSecurities. “We are fortunate to be able to welcome someone of Ted’s proven talent and ability to our public finance team.”
Chapman brings 25 years of financial services experience to his role. Prior to joining HilltopSecurities, he spent 21 years as a municipal bond credit analyst at S&P Global Ratings. In this role, he was a subject matter expert and author of the credit rating criteria for municipal water utility revenue bonds. Additionally, Chapman has worked with S&P’s sustainable finance team, with a focus on clean water. He is currently a federally appointed EPA Environmental Finance Advisory Board. Since 2007, Chapman has also served as head of credit for credit rating committees within the US Public Finance department of S&P.
“HilltopSecurities is a recognized leader in municipal investment banking,” said Chapman. “I’m excited to get to work using my municipal credit skills and knowledge to strengthen the company’s public finance team.”
Chapman received a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Arizona and a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Texas at El Paso.
About Hilltop Securities Inc.
Hilltop Securities Inc. provides candid advice and tailored solutions to municipal issuers, institutions, brokers and individuals. The full-service investment bank and registered investment adviser is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with offices across the United States. Areas of interest include public finance; underwriting, selling and trading 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), HilltopSecurities subsidiaries include Hilltop Securities Independent Network Inc., PlainsCapital Bank and PrimeLending. For more information, visit www.HilltopSecurities.com. Member: NYSE/FINRA/SIPC.