Loop Capital Markets To Host Fifth Annual Investor Conference March 11-12, 2024

We are excited to be hosting the 5th Annual Loop Capital Markets Investor Conference March 11th (virtual) and March 12th (The Lotte Palace Hotel in NYC). We expect to host 100+ companies for 1×1 and group meetings. There will also be selected panel presentations. Please contact your Loop Capital Markets representative for additional information.

Loop Capital Markets 2023 Investor Conference D&I Panel

Diversity and inclusion (D&I) continues to be a central tenet of Loop Capital Markets. Loop Capital Markets Founder and CEO Jim Reynolds recently hosted a lively discussion during our 2023 Investor Conference with female executives who were able to “break the glass ceiling” and attain the highest levels of success in Corporate America. Panelists included:

  • Sidney Dillard, Partner & Head of Corporate Investment Banking, Loop Capital Markets
  • Melissa James, Managing Director and Chief Risk Officer, Morgan Stanley
  • Connie Lindsey, former Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, Northern Trust
  • Carla Wright-Jukes, Former Cisco Systems Executive

Watch the full panel recording here.

Lincoln Presidential Foundation Announces Loop Capital Chairman & CEO Jim Reynolds Will Receive the 2023 Lincoln Leadership Prize

CHICAGO – March 9, 2023 – Loop Capital Founder, Chairman & CEO Jim Reynolds was recently announced as the recipient of The Lincoln Presidential Foundation’s prestigious Lincoln Leadership Prize, for his track record of mentorship, service, and philanthropy. The Lincoln Leadership Prize, to be presented during a special, in-person dinner on June 14 at the Hilton Chicago (720 S Michigan Ave), is an annual award that recognizes notable individuals for a lifetime of exceptional service in the spirit of the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. The award honors individuals who accept the responsibilities imposed by history and demanded by conscience, show great strength of character, and exhibit an unwavering commitment to the defining principles of democracy.

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“I believe if you’re on this earth you’re supposed to help others, especially if you are fortunate to have some level of success. Abraham Lincoln’s life and presidency embody that ideal, and it is an honor to join the illustrious group of Lincoln Leadership Prize recipients, each of whom strove to help mankind in their own way.”

James Reynolds, Jr., CFA | Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

The Foundation has awarded the Lincoln Leadership Prize annually since 2006. Previous recipients include: 43rd President of the United States George W. Bush; Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair; Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson; Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin; Civil Rights Activists The Little Rock Nine; Filmmaker Steven Spielberg; 42nd President of the United States Bill Clinton; former Polish President Lech Walesa; Journalist Tim Russert; Astronaut James Lovell, Jr; Archbishop Desmond Tutu; Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor; philanthropist David Rubenstein; award-winning actor and philanthropist Gary Sinise; and corporate leader Mellody Hobson.

Read the full Lincoln Presidential Foundation press release here. 

Loop Capital Markets Serves as Lead Distributor on The World Bank $50 Million 15-Year Callable Sustainable Development Bond

On February 24, 2023 – Loop Capital Markets served as the lead distributor of The World Bank’s (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, IBRD, AAA/Aaa) $50 million 15-year callable Sustainable Development Bond due February 2038. The City of Chicago was the sole investor in the transaction. CIBC World Markets, Inc. acted as lead manager.

The World Bank issues Sustainable Development Bonds in the international capital markets to support the financing of sustainable development activities designed to achieve positive social and environmental impacts in developing countries, while raising awareness of specific development themes across a range of sectors – from health, nutrition, and quality education to sustainable agriculture and climate action.

Loop Capital Markets 2023 Investor Conference D&I Panel

Diversity and inclusion (D&I) continues to be a central tenet of Loop Capital Markets. Please join us for a lively discussion on Monday, March 13 at 11 AM EST with female executives who were able to “break the glass ceiling” and attain the highest levels of success in Corporate America, hosted by Loop Capital Markets founder and CEO Jim Reynolds. Panelists will include:

  • Sidney Dillard, Partner & Head of Corporate Investment Banking, Loop Capital Markets
  • Melissa James, Managing Director and Chief Risk Officer, Morgan Stanley
  • Connie Lindsey, former Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, Northern Trust
  • Carla Wright-Jukes, Former Cisco Systems Executive

The following is the panel link: https://tinyurl.com/yckjxtdc. Sponsored by Bloomberg.

Loop Capital Markets To Host Fourth Annual Investor Conference March 13-14, 2023

We are excited to be hosting our 4th Annual Loop Capital Markets Investor Conference March 13th (virtual) and March 14th (at the Lotte Palace Hotel in NYC). We expect to host 200+ companies for 1x1s and group meetings. There will also be five panel presentations. Please contact your Loop representative for additional information.

Loop Capital Teams Up with BNY Mellon to Further Opportunities for Minority Communities

Loop Capital Chairman & CEO Jim Reynolds recently sat down with BNY Mellon Managing Director, Tonia Bottoms to discuss how both firms are able to impact minority communities and grow their businesses together.

In the second quarter of 2022, BNY Mellon issued $1.7 billion of senior medium-term notes with Loop Capital as one of three minority-owned financial institutions acting as joint lead bookrunners. Loop Capital’s deep expertise and knowledge of complex debt resulted in BNY Mellon selecting the firm as a joint lead bookrunner on a significant bond issuance.

“I’m very happy and proud to have BNY Mellon as a partner,” said Reynolds. “You’re going to see us changing the landscape in society. I think we’ll be doing a lot of that together.”

Watch the full video here.

Anthony Chukumba Discusses Sporting Goods Retailers On Yahoo Finance

Loop Capital Managing Director Anthony Chukumba recently joined Yahoo Finance Live to discuss his DICK’S Sporting Goods initiation and broader thoughts on the sporting goods retailing sector.

Jim Reynolds Reflects on the Significance of Black History Month for all Americans with CNBC

Loop Capital Chairman and CEO Jim Reynolds was recently interviewed by CNBC for a special feature on the significance of Black History Month for all Americans.

Watch the full video here:

Scott Kimball Discusses Shifting Credit Market Landscape with Bloomberg

Scott Kimball, CFA, Chief Investment Officer of Loop Capital Asset Management, was recently featured in Bloomberg in a piece on the corporate bond market.

Kimball comments, “the US credit markets look as a whole to be more or less reasonably priced if not a little rich in higher quality.”

He adds, “There’s still some value particularly in longer-dated, lower quality investment-grade bonds but I would not characterize the market as cheap overall.”

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