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Citadel picks up three fixed-income pros out of Lehman

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Citadel Investment Group continues fishing for talent in the sea of red ink washing over Wall Street. As it seeks to build trading depth and fixed-income expertise, Citadel’s latest catches are three fixed-income veterans from the London office of Lehman Brothers, which filed for bankruptcy protection last month.

The trio – Timothy Bryan Wilkinson, John Alexander Goodridge and Alex Maddox – are expected to boost Citadel’s proprietary trading and securitized products business. They join a group of recent hires from other firms, including the former co-heads of Merrill Lynch’s government institutional sales group, several capital markets execs from JPMorgan and research