NEW ISSUE MARKET: ARRANGERS’ PANEL : Erez Biala

Erez Biala is a Managing Director and Co-Head of Global CDO Trading at Jefferies, having started the CDO business for Jefferies in 2010. The Jefferies CDO business is a fully integrated new issue and secondary trading platform, originating, syndicating, and trading CDOs backed by a variety of asset types. Prior to joining Jefferies, Erez worked in structured credit trading at Barclays Capital and Lehman Brothers. Prior to joining Lehman Brothers in 2004, Erez worked at Morgan Stanley in the CDO origination group. Erez holds an Sc.B. with honors from Brown University in Applied Math-Economics and an MBA from the Stern School of Business at NYU.