Alvin Hsu has joined MountainView IPS, a provider of valuation and advisory services for hard-to-value residential whole loans, securitized mortgage assets and other structured finance securities, as a vice president while Alex Kolesnikoff has joined the firm as a senior analyst.
Hsu has more than 10 years of experience in structured products and credit markets. Previously, he spent eight years at Barclays, working in various roles until eventually rising to assistant vice president on the strategic credit portfolio management team.
Kolesnikoff previously spent seven years at KPMG, where he most recently served in a senior associate role. While at KPMG, he was a valuation specialist focusing on mortgage-backed securities (MBS) and other securitized assets, according to a company press release.
Both Hsu and Kolesnikoff join a team of analysts that specializes in valuation and price verification of performing, reperforming and non-performing residential whole loans; non-agency MBS; asset-backed securities; collateralized loan obligations; and collateralized debt obligations.
The hires are specifically targeted to broaden the group's reach into CLO and consumer whole loan assets, the company says in its release.