Hedge Funds

DKR adds structured credit team


DKR Capital recently added a structured credit team led by Jawahar Chirimar. The team's goal will be to spot mispricings of "risk in the credit markets and exploit those opportunities through credit-derivatives, default swaps, indices, credit options and credit tranches," according to the firm.

Chirimar comes over from Lehman Brothers where he was previously a managing director of credit trading in Asia. Prior to that, he headed Global Correlation Trading at Lehman in New York.

The same DKR team also includes top-ranked analyst Vivek Pal as head of research, who was most recently director of investment grade research at