[PRESS RELEASE] DPC DATA to Focus on New Municipal Data Product Initiative with Senior Hires Triet Nguyen and Greg Carlin
The Roseland, NJ-based company, which provides disclosure information solutions for the municipal securities lifecycle, will tap Nguyen’s experience in municipal bond credit strategies and Carlin’s extensive industry relationships to help expand its product line.
ROSELAND, N.J., October 16, 2019 — DPC DATA Inc., (DPCDATA.COM) a leading provider of data solutions for the U.S. municipal bond market, announced it has hired Triet Nguyen as Vice President of Strategic Data Operations and Greg Carlin as Vice President of Sales, both reporting directly to DPC DATA President, Ken Hoffman.
Mr. Nguyen joins the company from Axios Advisors LLC, an independent credit advisory firm he founded. Prior to this position, he was a Managing Director/Head of Public Finance for NewOak Capital LLC, a leading credit and risk advisory firm. Before that, he traded tax-exempt high yield and taxable municipal bonds (including Build America Bonds) as a Senior Vice President at B.C. Ziegler. From January 2004 to January 2008, he was a Managing Director of Saybrook Capital, LLC. There, he managed one of the first-ever municipal hedge funds dedicated to a credit strategy.
Nguyen to tap into his credit expertise
“We’re pleased to have Triet Nguyen join our team as we launch a bold, new municipal data initiative,” said Hoffman. “Triet brings to DPC DATA four decades of experience in municipal research, trading, portfolio management, and financial technology. In his new role, Triet will tap into his credit expertise to help us design and deliver innovative data and analytics solutions for all municipal market participants, both on the sell side and buy side.”
“I have known DPC DATA as a leading industry data provider for most of my career. I’ve always admired the quality of their data plus the simplicity and user-friendliness of all their products,” said Nguyen. “I am excited to help DPC DATA solve the municipal market’s perennial data transparency problem as well as provide thoughtfully structured data that can be used for a variety of advanced credit and risk management applications, including machine learning/Artificial Intelligence tools.”
Carlin brings extensive industry relationships
Mr. Carlin was Vice President of Fixed Income Evaluations at ICE and at S&P Capital IQ before joining DPC DATA. “As a veteran of the fixed income evaluation space, Greg brings an extensive network of industry relationships we can leverage as we expand our product line,” said Hoffman.
“DPC has been a stalwart in the fixed income information business for more than 25 years. The quality and depth of their offerings in the municipal bond disclosure space is unparalleled,” said Carlin. “The firm’s technical expertise, data management infrastructure, and product development capabilities will enable the development of intelligent solutions that address age-old challenges in the municipal market. I am thrilled to be joining the firm at this time.”
About DPC DATA Inc.
DPC DATA has served the municipal bond marketplace with disclosure information and solutions since 1992. The company was a pioneer in developing solutions for the municipal securities lifecycle. In addition, DPC was one of the original SEC-designated Nationally Recognized Municipal Securities Information Repositories (NRMSIRs). Today, DPC DATA helps clients who sell or manage fixed income products get the scrubbed, accurate, and actionable data they need, in streamlined workflows. This enables clients to manage risk, improve productivity, sell more, as well as avoid regulatory penalties.
Over 100,000 professionals at leading brokerage, clearing, and advisory firms use DPC DATA products. For more information, visit www.DPCDATA.com.
DPC DATA’s MuniPOINTS helps firms comply with MSRB Rules G-17, G-19, and G-47 more easily. Moreover, MuniPOINTS condenses “just the facts” into an easy-to-read brief that streamlines the user’s municipal bond disclosure compliance and sales processes. The most popular DPC DATA information product, MuniPOINTS documents are concise, descriptive summaries of municipal bond issues. Indexed by CUSIP, they include bullet-pointed text, excerpted directly from the official statements, with no analytic content. In addition, a click-through feature provides links to all underlying disclosure documents via MuniDOCSOnline, as well as the latest news related to the bond on MuniGUARD News.