Carolina Capital Markets, founded in 1994, is a clearing correspondent of First Clearing, a subsidiary of Wachovia Corporation. It is a dealer specializing in fixed-income and structured finance products for institutional clients. The company s trading partners include a network of leading national and regional brokerage firms. It provides its clients with access to searchable databases of corporate, agency, mortgage and asset-backed offerings, comprising the inventories of more than 80 fixed-income dealers. Carolina Capital Markets is one of the few brokers and dealers to provide full soft dollar services for fixed -ncome money managers trading in the secondary market. The company is headquartered in Chapel Hill, N.C.