NewOak Hires Axios’s Triet Nguyen to Lead Muni, Company Research

NewOak Capital LLC is bringing in Triet Nguyen from Axios Advisors to help lead research on municipal and corporate debt, the company said.

Nguyen, author of the 2012 book “Investing in the High Yield Municipal Market,” will work in New York as a managing director, spokeswoman Marisa D’Vari said in an e-mail. NewOak, a financial advisory and consulting firm, serves clients including insurance companies, law firms and hedge funds, according to its website.

“Triet brings a wealth of fundamental credit knowledge and expertise across municipal and credit,” Ron D’Vari, NewOak’s chief executive officer, said in an e-mail.

Nguyen’s 32-year career includes trading state and local debt at B.C. Ziegler & Co., overseeing a muni hedge fund at Saybrook Capital LLC and managing funds at Putnam Investments, according to his biography on Axios’s website. He was managing partner at Axios, a research firm in Lake Forest, Illinois.

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