BIRMINGHAM, Ala.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regions Bank today announced that Anand Ramachandran has joined the firm as a Managing Director, reporting to Robert Heffes, Managing Director and Head of Trading and Credit Distribution and CEO of Regions Securities LLC.
Ramachandran spent more than 11 years at JPMorgan in high yield credit sales and joins Regions from Nomura Securities, where he was an Executive Director in leveraged finance sales. Prior to that, he was in leveraged finance sales at TD Securities in New York. Ramachandran will continue to be based in New York. He is a graduate of Boston University and holds an MBA from Cornell University.
“Anand is a seasoned professional who brings a wealth of knowledge and deep institutional relationships to Regions as we grow our loan origination and distribution business,” said Heffes. “Expanding this business will enable Regions to support our corporate clients who need broader access to the capital markets. Working in partnership with associates in the corporate bank and corporate and institutional markets, Anand will help Regions deliver comprehensive financing solutions, advice and distribution to Regions’ clients.”
Through its Corporate Banking Group, Regions serves public and private companies throughout the bank’s geographic footprint as well as across the United States through its Specialized Industry groups. Regions Capital Markets, a division of Regions Bank, provides products and services including syndicated loan facilities, interest rate, commodity and foreign exchange risk hedging. Regions provides advisory and certain capital raising services through Regions Securities LLC, member FINRA and SIPC, a wholly-owned subsidiary which serves as a broker-dealer to commercial clients and acts in an advisory capacity to merger and acquisition transactions. BlackArch Partners LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Regions, offers merger and acquisition services to its institutional clients and commercial entities.
About Regions Financial Corporation
Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), with $128 billion in assets, is a member of the S&P 500 Index and is one of the nation’s largest full-service providers of consumer and commercial banking, wealth management, and mortgage products and services. Regions serves customers across the South, Midwest and Texas, and through its subsidiary, Regions Bank, operates approximately 1,500 banking offices and 2,000 ATMs. Regions Bank is an Equal Housing Lender and Member FDIC. Additional information about Regions and its full line of products and services can be found at www.regions.com.