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Michael Frankel Joins HilltopSecurities’ Capital Markets

DALLAS, June 28, 2017 – Hilltop Securities Inc. (HTS) announced that Director, Corporate Trader Michael Frankel has joined the firm’s Capital Markets corporate credit trading team in New York City.

Mr. Frankel brings more than 30 years of experience in the industry to his new role with HilltopSecurities, having served most recently as a corporate trader with Maxim Group. He has also held positions with Hapoalim Securities U.S.A., Oppenheimer & Co., Sterne, Agee & Leach, and Advest/Merrill Lynch in New York. He began his career with Gruntal & Co.

“We are excited to welcome Mike to our office in New York where he will focus on trading investment-grade corporate fixed income securities in a broad range of sectors,” said Daniel R. Leland, Senior Managing Director and Head of HilltopSecurities Capital Markets. “He has a wealth of knowledge in this space and will be an important asset for our growing team.”

Mr. Frankel earned a B.B.A. in finance and investments from Baruch College at the City University of New York.

About Hilltop Securities Inc.

Hilltop Securities Inc., a member of NYSE, FINRA and SIPC, delivers the forthright advice and tailored solutions necessary for municipal issuers, institutions, broker-dealers and individuals to thrive. The financial services firm and registered investment adviser is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with offices across the United States. Areas of focus include public finance, municipal and taxable fixed income underwriting, sales and trading; equity and portfolio trading; retail brokerage services; securities clearing; structured finance; and securities lending. A wholly owned subsidiary of Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTH), HilltopSecurities’ affiliates include Hilltop Securities Independent Network Inc., PlainsCapital Bank, PrimeLending and National Lloyds Corporation. Learn more at

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