LONDON and NEW YORK, May 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Cantor Fitzgerald Europe (Cantor), a leading global financial services firm, today announced that Gordon Neilly and Angelo Sofocleous have been appointed interim Co-CEOs. Mr. Neilly continues to serve as Head of Corporate Finance, and Mr. Sofocleous continues to serve as Co-Head of Equity Trading, based in London.
Shawn P. Matthews, Chief Executive Officer of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., stated, "Since joining Cantor in 2012, Gordon and Angelo have helped strengthen Cantor's corporate finance, corporate broking, equity research, equity sales and trading and market making capabilities in Europe. With Gordon and Angelo's deep market expertise and industry relationships, I am confident that our franchise will continue to expand and deliver the highest level of service and quality products to clients. We appreciate Gordon and Angelo's contribution to the firm, and expect they will continue to be invaluable assets to the firm."
Mr. Matthews added, "We are committed to strengthening our position as a preeminent global mid-market investment bank. We see the next three to five years as a significant growth opportunity for Cantor in Europe, and will continue to hire talented people into all facets of our platform."
Cantor Fitzgerald Europe services over 70 corporate clients, and makes markets in over 650 companies and investment trusts. With over 100 experienced sales and trading professionals, Cantor offers an array of financial services and products to meet the demands of institutional clients in all markets. Cantor has offices in major financial centres in EMEA including London, Dublin, Paris, Nyon, Zurich and Tel Aviv.
About Cantor Fitzgerald
Cantor Fitzgerald, a leading global financial services group at the forefront of financial and technological innovation has been a proven and resilient leader for over 65 years. Cantor is a preeminent capital markets investment bank serving more than 7,000 institutional clients around the world, recognized for its strengths in equity and fixed income capital markets, investment banking services, prime brokerage, and commercial real estate financing and its global distribution platform. Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. is one of 22 primary dealers authorized to trade U.S. government securities with The Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Cantor Fitzgerald's 1,600 employees serve clients through over 30 locations, including major financial centers around the world in the Americas, Europe, Asia/Pacific, and the Middle East. For more information please visit www.cantor.com.
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.
Note to Editors: Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P., led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Howard W. Lutnick, is the parent entity of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. and Cantor Fitzgerald Europe.
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