Cantor Fitzgerald Hires Seasoned Veteran Mark Goldman As Head of European Fixed Income Sales

London - 4 April 2011

Cantor Fitzgerald, a leading global financial services firm, announced today the appointment of Mark Goldman as Head of European Fixed Income Sales, former Managing Director of Fixed Income Sales and Trading at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities. The appointment of Mr. Goldman is a continued step in the strategic expansion of the firm’s European business.

Commenting on the appointment, Shawn Matthews, Chief Executive Officer of Cantor Fitzgerald states, “I am delighted to bring on board a veteran sales professional of Mark’s standing. His proven track record, coupled with his deep client relationships, make him an ideal choice as Head of European Fixed Income Sales. Under Mark’s leadership, I am confident that we will continue to make significant progress in becoming an indispensable partner to our clients and help drive our fixed income sales strategy in Europe.”

“Cantor Fitzgerald’s fixed income business has fared extremely well through economic instability in the last several years and, as a result, we are well positioned to grow our business by developing a long-term presence in the European fixed income marketplace,” said Mr. Goldman. “By leveraging Cantor’s existing client base and global reach, I am excited about the opportunity to further expand our products and offerings to clients here in the UK and Europe.”

Mr. Goldman most recently served as an Advisor to a Macro-Economic Investment Fund at Zolotov Trust. Prior to that, he was Managing Director of Fixed Income Sales and Trading at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International where he restructured the yen business around a hedge fund client base and created the strategic trading group comprising short-term and long-term proprietary trading, the quantitative analysis group and introduced a new risk and settlement system. In addition, Mr. Goldman was Managing Director of Institutional Client Businesses at BNP Paribas. Mr. Goldman has served in a number of senior management roles including Managing Director, Head of European Fixed Income Sales at Societe Generale; Managing Director, Head of European Fixed Income Sales at Nomura Securities; and Managing Director, Head of European Fixed Income Sales at Merrill Lynch. Mr. Goldman received an M.I.M. at Thunderbird Graduate School of International Management, an M.A. in Comparative Literature, and a B.A. in German History from the State University of New York.

Cantor Fitzgerald added nearly a hundred sales and trading professionals in 2010, strengthening its global presence in response to client interest and demand for broader product and service penetration. It is focused on a capital structure-centric business model and cross-market strategy, and is committed to growing its equities, fixed income, and investment banking businesses in key global markets.

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