NEW YORK and LONDON, Oct. 31, 2013 /CNW/ - Cantor Fitzgerald Europe, a leading global financial services firm, announced today that it is further expanding its European Structured Credit desk with the appointment of Sheil Aggarwal as Managing Director. Mr. Aggarwal will focus on asset-back securities, mortgage-backed securities and collateralized loan obligations (CLO), and will be based in London.
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"Sheil brings to Cantor a deep understanding of the Structured Credit market and will substantially add to our existing resources and capabilities. His appointment underscores Cantor's continuing commitment to providing clients with world-class expertise in key local markets," said Shawn P. Matthews, Chief Executive Officer of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. "As we continue to grow and expand our platform in Europe, adding a seasoned professional like Sheil is a natural complement to our existing team. We look forward to drawing on his expertise, particularly as we aggressively expand in this market and support our clients' growing business needs."
Mr. Aggarwal joins Cantor from Pamplona Credit Opportunities, where he was a Partner. Before that, he was a Senior Managing Director at Bear Stearns, overseeing the trading and syndication of European Structured Credit. Mr. Aggarwal received his B.Sc. in Physics from Bristol University, and is a Chartered Accountant.
Cantor Fitzgerald Europe ("CFE") is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, reference number 149380, and a member of the London Stock Exchange. CFE's registered office is One Churchill Place, London E14 5RB.
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