Cantor Fitzgerald Adds Seasoned Professional, Christian H. Voss To Capital Markets Group

London, UK – January 11, 2008 – Cantor Fitzgerald, a leading global financial services provider to the institutional equity and fixed income markets, announced today that Christian H. Voss has been appointed as Managing Director, Global Private Capital Markets, adding further strength to Cantor Fitzgerald’s Capital Markets Group.[br][br]Mr. Voss joins the firm to establish and build Cantor Fitzgerald’s private capital markets business and will be responsible for the origination, structuring and syndication of privately placed financings globally.  Initially, he will be based in Cantor Fitzgerald’s New York office before moving to London where he will report to Elon Spar, Chief Executive, Europe and Asia.[br][br]Mr. Voss is a seasoned veteran with over 17 years’ financial markets experience.  Most recently, Mr. Voss served for five years as Head of Private Debt Securities for BNP Paribas Securities Corporation in New York and London, having originated numerous transactions for corporate, financial institution and structured issuers in Europe, the Americas and Asia/Australia.  He was responsible for building a private finance team capable of structuring domestic US and cross border privately placed financings with over $2.5 billion of capital raised.  Prior to his role at BNP Paribas, he served as director of private debt finance at Deutsche Bank in New York.  He began his career in investment banking in 1994 at Merrill Lynch, in the debt capital markets division in New York and Hong Kong, where he was responsible for strategic advisory and capital raising financings for issuers in the US, South American and European capital markets.  [br][br]Commenting on today’s announcement, Mr. Spar said, “I am delighted to have someone of Christian’s experience join our team as we continue to expand our business globally into new wwwuct areas, with private capital markets being one of these areas in which we see great potential.  He will be a great asset to the team and we look forward to working with him.”[br][br]Mr. Voss said, “I am very excited to be working with Elon and joining such an entrepreneurial organization during a time when the private capital markets continue to grow internationally.  The creation of the private capital markets business underscores Cantor Fitzgerald’s commitment to providing innovative financing solutions to the firm’s clients globally.  I look forward to growing a sustainable business at Cantor based on strong client relationships and a talented team.” [br][br]                                                          – ENDS -[br][br]About Cantor Fitzgerald[br][br]Cantor Fitzgerald is a leading global financial services firm.  The Cantor Fitzgerald franchise includes institutional debt and equity sales and trading, investment banking, private equity, and asset management, as well as other businesses and ventures.  For over 60 years, Cantor Fitzgerald, a proven and resilient leader, has been committed to delivering a unique brand of unparalleled 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]Note to Editors: Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P. is the parent company of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co.[br][br]Contacts:[br][br]Timo Kindred                               Nneoma Njoku[br]Cantor Fitzgerald – UK                 Cantor Fitzgerald – US[br]020-7894-7292                             212-610-2297[br]tkindred@cantor.com                   nnjoku@cantor.com[br]