Shawn Matthews Comments: Cantor Fitzgerald Grows European Credit Fixed Income Team

January 7, 2014, FTSE Global Markets Online

Cantor Fitzgerald Europe has announced the continued expansion of its European Credit Fixed Income team with the appointment of Franz Bucher as Managing Director. Bucher will be leading High Yield, Distressed Debt and Special Situations, and expanding Cantor’s presence in German-speaking markets.

"We have been aggressively expanding our franchise in Europe and strengthening our global distribution platform to better serve our clients’ evolving needs in key markets," says Shawn P. Matthews, chief executive officer of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co, “as a seasoned professional, Franz’s deep industry knowledge and long-standing client relationships add immediate value to our European Credit Fixed Income team.”

Bucher joins the firm from the Austrian Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI), where he worked as a senior director. Prior to that, Bucher oversaw RBI’s Credit Opportunity Desk, taking charge of trading activities in high yielding bonds, loans, and credit derivatives.