Cantor Fitzgerald Adds Lance Vegna to Lead Global Portfolio Solutions Team

New York - 29 March 2017

Cantor Fitzgerald, a leading financial services firm, today announced the addition of Lance Vegna to head its Portfolio Solutions team globally. Mr. Vegna will be a Managing Director, based in New York.

"I am pleased to welcome Lance Vegna to Cantor Fitzgerald. His addition to the team demonstrates our ability to attract exceptional talent across the industry and our continued commitment to providing clients with top-tier service," said Shawn P. Matthews, Chief Executive Officer of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. "Lance's vast experience with and understanding of portfolio solutions, combined with our global distribution platform, will provide clients with a leading customized transition management and asset servicing partner."

Adam Mattessich, Co-Head of Equities at Cantor Fitzgerald, commented: "We look forward to leveraging Lance's experience in portfolio construction, multi-asset agency crossing, custom transition-structuring and risk management." Nick Struk, Head of Equity Sales & Distribution at Cantor Fitzgerald, added: "Lance has a proven track record of managing some of the largest and most complex portfolio transitions in our industry, and I expect him to expand our ability to serve the needs of our clients."

Prior to joining Cantor, Mr. Vegna served as the Head of Portfolio Services for the Americas at Macquarie Securities, where he founded and led that firm's Portfolio Transition business regionally since 2013.  He previously founded and co-headed Credit Suisse's Transition Management team starting in July 2001. 

Mr. Vegna and his team were awarded the #1 Global Client Satisfaction Score Ranking in Chief Investment Officer's 2016 Transition Management Survey.

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 Fitzgerald & Co. is a preeminent investment bank serving more than 7,000 institutional clients around the world, recognized for its strengths in fixed income and equity capital markets, investment banking, prime brokerage, and commercial real estate finance and for its global distribution platform. Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. is one of 23 primary dealers authorized to trade U.S. government securities with The Federal Reserve Bank of New York. 

Note to Editors: Howard W. Lutnick, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Anshu Jain, President, lead Cantor Fitzgerald LP, the parent company of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co.

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