Wells Fargo Securities Bolsters Residential Mortgage Coverage

Wells Fargo Securities Bolsters Residential Mortgage Coverage

Wells Fargo Securities Bolsters Residential Mortgage Coverage

The FINANCIAL -- Wells Fargo Securities, the capital markets and investment banking business of Wells Fargo & Company on June 9 announced that Anish Lohokare has joined the firm as a director and senior research analyst in Structured Products Research.

Based in New York, Lohokare will cover Residential Mortgage Backed Securities (RMBS), develop strategies, publish research and generate investment ideas for institutional investors with a focus on prepayment analysis and pass-through strategies. Lohokare reports to Greg Reiter, head of Residential Mortgage Research, with oversight by Marielle Jan de Beur, head of Structured Products Research, at Wells Fargo Securities.

“Anish brings significant expertise to his role with 11 years of agency RMBS and rates experience from the sell-side and both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac,” said Diane Schumaker-Krieg, global head of Research, Economics & Strategy at Wells Fargo Securities.

Lohokare joined Wells Fargo Securities from BNP Paribas, where he was the lead RMBS strategist with a focus on both Agency RMBS and Interest Rates. His previous sell-side research experience includes serving as Agency RMBS and Rates strategist for Deutsche Bank Securities.

Lohokare also worked at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, where his duties included pricing credit and structuring CMOs.  He holds a bachelor of technology in mechanical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology and a master of science in management science and engineering from Stanford University.