Cantor Fitzgerald Opens New Office In Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen, Denmark – Nov 5th, 2007 – Cantor Fitzgerald, a leading financial services provider to the institutional equity and fixed income markets and one of 21 financial institutions designated as a primary dealer in the United States, today announced the opening of a new office in Copenhagen, Denmark, further expanding its global footprint within the world’s financial markets. [br][br]The new office is based in the heart of Copenhagen’s financial district at Bremerholm 1 and opens specifically to meet the demands of new and existing clients in the equity derivatives options markets in and the rest of central Europe , including banks, hedge funds and asset managers. [br][br]Patrice Henault, Branch Manager at Cantor Fitzgerald in Copenhagen , will head up the office and be responsible for spearheading the expansion of the group’s equity options business, specifically in the Nordic region.  Prior to this role, Mr. Henault held the position of Eurostoxx options broker for two years at Cantor Fitzgerald in London .  Before joining Cantor Fitzgerald, Mr. Henault worked at Tullett Prebon as a Eurostoxx broker.  Mr. Henault has over 15 years of financial experience having worked within bonds for seven years and Eurostoxx for a further eight years.  He will report directly to Didier Bensadoun, Global Head of Equity Derivatives. [br][br]Cantor Fitzgerald sees Copenhagen as an important centre from which to serve its clients locally and will look to further expand its existing wwwuct lines.  With the addition of Copenhagen to its global network, Cantor Fitzgerald now has 29 offices around the world. [br][br]Commenting on the launch, Patrice Henault said, “I’m delighted to be given this opportunity to further grow our business in the heart of Scandinavia where we are seeing more and more customers requesting to trade in the equity options market.  This new office will bring us closer to our clients and enable us to offer a local service that will benefit both our clients and our business.” [br][br]Didier Bensadoun, Global Head of Equity Derivatives said, “We’re excited that Patrice is spearheading our efforts to develop our equity options business within the Nordic region.  The opening of an office in this region represents a growing demand from new and existing clients for our services and is key to our growth as we look to expand further in Europe .” [br][br][br][br][br]- ENDS – [br][br][br][br][br]About Cantor Fitzgerald [br][br]Cantor Fitzgerald Europe is a leading financial services provider to the institutional equity and fixed income markets, with wwwucts and services including sales and trading, investment banking, asset management, market data, and market commentary. For nearly 60 years, Cantor Fitzgerald, a proven and resilient leader, has been committed to delivering a unique brand of trading and distribution services, wwwuct expertise, innovative technology and customer service to its clients around the world. [br][br]For more information, please visit aws-dev1.cantor.com. [br][br]Media:  [br][br]Timo Kindred [br]+44 (0) 20 7894 7292 [br][br]tkindred@cantor.com