EF Hutton appoints Duncan Swanston as Managing Director, Head

New York, NY, April 05, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NewMediaWire — EF Hutton, a division of Benchmark Investments, LLC, today announced that Duncan Swanston has joined the firm as Managing Director, Head of Structured Products. Duncan will oversee the structured products team and be responsible for growing the business and its team, with several Wall Street veterans already committed to joining EF Hutton.

Duncan has over 15 years of experience helping public and private companies and borrowers achieve their long and short term goals by securing long term flexible capital. He has closed over a hundred transactions for over $15 billion in structured finance alone by tailoring transactions to meet the specific needs of each of his clients enabling the lowest effective cost while maintaining the highest degree of flexibility. His investment banking experience spans multiple industries, including investment-grade and sub-investment grade fixed income, debt and equity private placements, rated and unrated securitizations. rated, capital markets and real estate equities, including office, retail, industrials, government and healthcare. manufacturing, multi-family and special purpose properties.

Prior to joining EF Hutton, Duncan Swanston developed his career at CGA Capital, LLC, where he most recently served as Managing Director. At CGA Capital, LLC, Duncan was primarily responsible for structuring and executing transactions. Previously, he was an analyst at RBS Greenwich Capital/RBS Securities, the US brokerage affiliate of The Royal Bank of Scotland plc.

Outside of the office, Duncan is committed to supporting his local community as a board member of Jemicy School, which is dedicated to educating students with dyslexia and related language differences.

Joseph T. Rallo, President and CEO of EF Hutton, said, “We have experienced phenomenal growth over the past two years, and it is important that we keep our foot on the pedal and continue to focus on developing our offerings and capabilities for our customers. With that, I am delighted that Duncan Swanston has joined our EF Hutton team to focus on growing the structured products business and team to continue positioning us for future growth.

“As we further grow our investment banking group at EF Hutton, Duncan’s past experience in structured finance and the global investment banking knowledge he brings to the business will be an asset. for our customers and our society,” commented EF Hutton President David W. Boral.

Duncan Swanston, Managing Director, Head of Structured Products, said: “I am extremely grateful to have the opportunity to join a growing and diverse investment bank such as EF Hutton and to use my past experiences to develop new capabilities and contribute to the continued success of the business.

EF Hutton continues its aggressive growth trajectory. Since its inception in May 2020, it has raised over $10 billion in capital. As one of the most active investment banks in the middle market, EF Hutton is looking to expand its global presence and build on its recent successes.

About EF Hutton

EF Hutton is a full-service global investment bank headquartered in New York, New York. EF Hutton is a division of Kingswood US, a subsidiary of Kingswood Holdings Limited (AIM: KWG). The synergies of these divisions and direct access to Kingswood Holdings Limited (8.7 billion assets under management and 15 offices worldwide) provide EF Hutton with a unique global presence and a broad platform to ensure the success of its clients. . EF Hutton’s experienced, industry-independent investment banking team is dedicated to providing strategic advice and financing solutions to middle-market companies and emerging growth companies around the world. EF Hutton has led public and private offerings in the debt and equity capital markets. With a client-centric investment banking model and the support of a global network of syndicates, EF Hutton is the ideal strategic partner for middle market issuers.


Joseph T.Rallo

Chief Executive Officer

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New York, NY 10022

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