Celadon announced today that C. David Kole had joined the firm’s Prime Brokerage division as VP-Prime Brokerage Sales. Mr. Kole will focus on developing Celadon’s hedge fund and trading group client base utilizing our prime services, product offerings, and capital introduction program.
Mr. Kole has extensive experience in the prime brokerage space. He comes to Celadon from Morgan Stanley & Co. At Morgan Stanley, Mr. Kole was a senior account manager in their Prime Brokerage-Institutional Equity Division, and was responsible for managing the firm’s most important hedge fund relationships. Prior to that, Mr. Kole worked for Goldman Sachs, where he assisted hedge fund clients in all aspects of their business, including capital introduction, financing, securities lending, and execution. Mr. Kole previously was a hybrid proprietary trader with such firms as E*Trade and Sonic Financial Technologies. Mr. Kole is a Chartered Financial Analyst and graduated with a B.S. degree from Providence College.