New York
09 October 2017
Reporter: Barney Dixon

KBRA hires new rating director


Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) has appointed Donna Halverstadt as managing director of its insurance ratings group.

Halverstadt will lead KBRA’s insurance ratings team and combine her 30-year industry and capital markets expertise with its insurance knowledge.

She previously worked at Morgan Stanley and Nomura, and spent over 25 years in Goldman Sachs’s research, investment banking and fixed income divisions.

Ira Powell, COO of KBRA, said: “Donna Halverstadt brings with her a unique skill set that will be complementary to KBRA’s best-in-class insurance knowledge already in-house.”

“Her addition accelerates our drive to be the market leader for insurance in financial strength ratings and in the capital markets arena.”

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