Knight Libertas expands fixed income research team

Institutional broker dealer Knight Libertas has recruited two new directors to its fixed income research team. Chuck Mounts will be managing director responsible for the financial sector, and Chris Recouso has been hired as director for the emerging markets and distressed debt.

Mounts will be based in Los Angeles, California. He is the former head of European credit research at UBS, where he was also co-head of fixed income, currencies and commodities research. Prior to that he was the vice pres