Elevation Securities, a global financial services firm focused on institutional equity and derivative sales, has hired Paul Young as a senior managing director and special situations analyst with the firm’s special situations group.

Young brings with him over two decades of experience, most recently serving as a senior analyst with the event-driven research team for Olivetree Financial. Young has additionally held similar roles with UBS, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, and Truist.

Going forward, Young will be based out of New York City and report to senior managing director and head of research, Ian Harris.

“Paul will allow us to continue to provide our clients with a differentiated and value-added product as we continue to expand our footprint in the Event Driven space,” said Pat Sheehan, founder and CEO of Elevation Securities. “Paul has an impressive track record for maximizing performance on behalf of institutional clients, and we are thrilled with the opportunity to add him to our team.”