Cantor Fitzgerald announced today that it is strengthening its international equities and fixed income sales and trading business with several key appointments in New York and Miami.
Diego Baez, formerly of Terra Futuros, has been named Managing Director of Latin American Equities; George Medina, formerly of S.J. Levinson & Sons, has been named Director of Latin American Sales; Jose Berges, formerly of Interacciones Casa de Bolsa, has been named Director of Latin American Sales; and Mauro Orefice, formerly of Interbolsa Securities, joins as Director of Brazilian Sales. They will report to Jarred Kessler, Global Head of Equities.
Mr. Baez and Mr. Medina will be located in New York; Mr. Berges and Mr. Orefice will be located in Miami.
In addition, Francisco Romero, formerly of Macquarie Capital, has been named Managing Director of Emerging Markets, joining Charles Cortellesi and Erich Bauer-Rowe, recently named co-heads of the Debt Capital Markets' Emerging Markets Division.
Commenting on today's announcement, Shawn P. Matthews, Chief Executive Officer of Cantor Fitzgerald, said, "Cantor continues to invest in building our global sales and trading team, broadening the scope and depth of the firm's business internationally and focusing on key markets that are experiencing measurable growth. These additions to our international equities and fixed income sales and trading team, along with the strengthening of our Emerging Markets Group, enables us to serve our customers with an even greater array of talented market professionals. We intend to continue to aggressively expand our product offering across the market spectrum."
The global financial services firm has 1,400 employees in 30 offices around the world, including major financial centers in the Americas, Europe, Asia/Pacific and the Middle East.