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DealVector launches first communication network for fixed income and alternative assets

Thursday, May 30, 2013

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Dave Jefferds
Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York:

For investors in collateralized debt obligations, collateralized loan obligations and mortgage secu­ritizations, few if any ever know who else is in on a deal. Communication still requires a lot of time on the phone and asking around at brokers or custodians. DealVector, which launched today, is hoping to help facilitate communication in the credit markets. The company calls itself the "LinkedIn of alternative investments," and is founded by former Wall Street executive, Dave Jefferds and Silicon Valley executive Mike Manning.

Prior to founding DealVector Manning was VP of Marketing for LoopNet, the largest online marketplace for commercial real estate, where he led the company's branding and member acquisition efforts until its $890M acquisition by CoStar Group. Jefferds was previously Head of Investments for Levitt Capital, where he oversaw the investment staff and portfolio management for a global strategy that exceeded $500m.

The platform hopes to fill a gap in the current DTC/Street Name system by offering market participants the ability to directly message the beneficial owners of financial assets on a mutual opt-in basis. Users are allowed to sign up for the service, note their role in a given deal and be validated by platform administrators through their professional affiliations. "You won't be able to get in with just a gmail, we will have to have a professional email address," Manning said......................

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