Europe

Europe

Headquartered in London, Cantor Fitzgerald Europe (CFE) is an affiliate of Cantor Fitzgerald — one of the world’s pre-eminent investment banks with more than 7,000 institutional clients in over 35 geographical locations.

CFE is an integrated, full-service investment bank. Working in the UK and across continental Europe, our team provides corporate broking, finance and advisory, market making, and sales and trading services.

A leading liquidity provider

CFE is a trusted advisor for over 75 corporate clients and acts as a market maker for more than 1,000 companies and investment trusts. In addition, CFE provides high-quality research coverage of over 120 stocks.

One of CFE’s major strengths is its substantial capital base. We are usually the leading liquidity provider for our corporate client stocks, as well as being a top three liquidity provider for over 300 additional stocks.

The scale of our financial resources is complemented by CFE’s world-class trading and distribution platform, which has unrivalled depth and reach in the European mid-market.

Cantor Fitzgerald Europe is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) under Registration No. 149380.

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Services

We provide our clients with an integrated, full-service offering encompassing:

Equity Trading

Partner with a leader in equities

CFE’s equities team works closely with major institutional investors to create and implement trading strategies that meet their risk management and return optimization objectives.

With over 130 sales and trading professionals, working across several locations, CFE has one of the largest and most experienced teams in the industry and we service clients in UK, Europe and internationally

High-quality execution, superior liquidity

The key to our success remains our focus on building long-term client relationships. As well as providing insightful investment and trading strategies, we also offer high-quality research and execution.

Through our advanced, global trading platform we’re able to provide superior liquidity, as we can match and cross orders rapidly and cost-effectively across multiple products and jurisdictions.

Our equities capabilities include:

  • UK small/mid cap stockbroking expertise
  • ETFs
  • Institutional equity derivatives strategy
  • Contracts for difference

Equity Sales

Experienced, trusted and dedicated to helping our clients achieve their potential

Our highly experienced sales team has reach into over 400 institutional clients across the UK, the US and Europe. Specialists and generalists provide a breadth of distribution and in-depth sector specific knowledge. Our team of brokers provide a timely and trusted service to our institutional clients whilst also being the essential bridge between our corporate clients and the investors.

Cantor Fitzgerald’s world class trading platform and distribution capability allows us to keep our corporate clients informed with market intelligence and, crucially, provide them with proven placing power. Our dedicated investor relations team works closely with our brokers to develop our clients’ share ownership through ongoing analysis and targeting to build a register of long-term, supportive holders.

Debt Capital Markets

A full-service offering for the middle market

CFE offers an extensive range of debt structuring and advisory capabilities with a focus on mid-market transactions (€20m – €500m).

Leveraging our world class, global distribution platform, we can help companies through the full process of arranging, documenting and distributing a debt offering.

Also, due to Cantor Fitzgerald’s substantial capital markets presence, we’re particularly well positioned to advise on and arrange public market issuances.

Execution, advisory and management

Our debt capital markets team has substantial experience in executing transactions for clients in a wide range of geographies and industries. We also offer extensive advisory and liability management activities.

Our services include:

  • Financing for LBOs and acquisitions
  • Refinancings and recaps
  • Growth capital and rescue/turnaround situations
  • Capital structure and/or restructuring analysis and advice
  • Tender processes and debt buybacks
  • Amendments to existing facilities
  • New issue ratings advisory

We utilize products across the capital structure including:

  • Corporate & high-yield bonds
  • Senior, asset-backed, mezzanine & unitranche loans
  • PIK instruments
  • Convertibles and hybrids

Fixed Income Sales & Trading

An expert in fixed income instruments

CFE provides sales, trading and execution solutions across a broad range of fixed income products. These include:

  • High yield/distressed debt
  • Emerging markets debt
  • Real estate capital
  • Investment grade credit
  • Leveraged capital markets
  • Asset backed/mortgage backed securities

Backed by an in-depth research capability, our experienced and highly-skilled team works closely with our clients to develop innovative strategies, whatever their investment objectives.

Meanwhile, Cantor Fitzgerald’s advanced trading platform provides superior liquidity and transaction execution all across major markets and product offerings.

Research

A proactive, authoritative approach

CFE’s dedicated research team has a reputation for providing in-depth market and company analysis.

With numerous Extel ranked analysts — supported with frontline knowledge from our sales & trading teams — our approach is best described as proactive and authoritative. This means our research generates unique insights that are of real value to our institutional and corporate clients. We service a broad variety of investment and trading strategies, including:

  • Fundamental research
  • Technical analysis
  • Tracker quant research

Our sector coverage includes:

  • Alternative energy & resource efficiency
  • Financials & business services
  • Healthcare
  • Industrial goods & services
  • Investment companies
  • Metals & mining
  • Oil & gas
  • Retail & consumer
  • Technology, media & telecoms
  • Transport, travel & logistics

Market Making & Retail Services Providers (RSP)

Leveraging a global capability

With a wordwide network of offices, CFE has the ability to execute and settle in most major and emerging market exchanges and segments.

We act as a registered market maker for approximately 800 securities, providing liquidity for our investor clients and support for listed companies. We are members of the London Stock Exchange and provide access to Retail Services Providers (RSP).

The market-making team specialises in:

  • FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 execution
  • Investment companies
  • AIM
  • Gilts
  • ETF trading

With an unrivalled relationship with the retail and wealth manager customer base, CFE is able to create wide shareholder engagement.

The Investment Companies team makes markets in approximately 225 investment company stocks. Meanwhile, liquidity is provided through the use of own capital, along with over 120 RSP links.

Corporate Finance

Partner with a leader in capital markets and advisory services

CFE’s corporate finance team advises companies seeking to raise capital across a number of different sectors.

With our in-depth expertise in equity capital markets (ECM), we cover capital raising transactions via IPOs, as well as the raising of primary or secondary capital for listed companies.

In addition, we advise clients on private capital transactions sourced from private equity, institutional, convertible and high net worth investors.

A tailored approach with a global reach

We pride ourselves on our bespoke, insight-led approach. Through our extensive network of institutional, private client and corporate relationships — enhanced by the global reach of the Cantor Fitzgerald group — we have a proven track record of successfully connecting our clients with the right investor audience.

Our experienced team has deep, transactional experience in:

  • Public and private market mergers
  • Acquisitions
  • Disposals
  • Joint ventures
  • Restructuring
  • Distressed transactions covering both domestic and cross-border deals

CFE is also a leading Nominated Advisor (Nomad) to the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) of the London Stock Exchange (LSE). We have a proven track record of successfully advising companies coming to AIM and are a Nomad and/or broker to over 40 companies.

Our specialist sectors

CFE is committed to maintaining deep, specialist knowledge across our core industry sectors. This enables our team to provide clients with unparalleled insight and expertise in:

  • Alternative energy and resource efficiency
  • Building & construction
  • Consumer, retail & leisure
  • Energy
  • Financials
  • Growth companies
  • Investment companies
  • Metals & mining
  • Sports finance

Alternative energy and resource efficiency

Our team has deep knowledge and experience of alternative energy and resource efficiency companies, technologies and investors, and has the ability to act for listed and private companies at a project level.

Andrew Craig, Managing Director

To date Andrew has led 40 equity fundraisings and completed some 1.9GW’s of M&A for renewable energy projects.

Recent transactions include the IPOs of Good Energy Group and Atlantis Resources; secondaries for Ceres Power and Camco Clean Energy; and Rule 3 advice for Green Compliance.

t: +44 20 7894 7719 | m: +44 7879 898 059 acraig@cantor.co.uk

Building & Construction

Our team has significant sector experience drawn from both the industry and the City, and has developed strong corporate and investor relationships. We have a core focus on building materials, including heavy and lightside products, as well as merchants, and construction (both contractors and housebuilders).

Consumer, Retail & Leisure

With in-depth industry knowledge and transaction experience across the broader consumer, retail and leisure sectors, CFE has the ability to provide corporate finance advisory services for businesses at any stage of the life cycle.

Marc Milmo, Managing Director

20 years’ experience advising UK listed businesses; acted for companies from both a financial advisory and corporate broking perspective.

Significant transaction experience including IPOs, fundraisings and M&A.

Deal experience includes the IPOs of La Tasca and Carluccio’s, the defence of HR Owen against a hostile takeover and TBI’s acquisition of Luton Airport.

t: +44 7884 114 969 | m: +44 7884 114 969 mmilmo@cantor.co.uk

Energy

A team of highly experienced professionals focused on the exploration and production sector, oil field services and midstream & energy infrastructure. We provide a seamless, full-service offering across multiple geographies.

Sarah Wharry, Managing Director

Over 16 years’ investment banking experience; specialises in Oil & Gas advisory.

Previously head of the Oil & Gas advisory practice at RFC Ambrian.

t: +44 20 7894 8896 | m: +44 7884 664 958 swharry@cantor.co.uk

David Porter, Managing Director

20 years in investment banking with experience of numerous main market and AIM IPOs and many public and private M&A deals in the resources sector.

Client experience includes Shell, Mobil, Exxon, Lukoil and Gazprom.

t: +44 20 7894 7686 | m: +44 7824 141 515 dporter@cantor.co.uk

Financials

With strong industry knowledge and experience across the financial services spectrum, CFE has a particular specialisation in asset management and private client wealth management. This includes expertise in both equity capital markets (ECM) primary and secondary fund raising.

Growth Companies

Rick Thompson, Managing Director | Head of Corporate Finance

Rick has over 20 years of experience in London equity capital markets and has covered the full range of transactions, including public takeovers, IPOs and equity fund raising across industry sectors in FTSE 250 and AIM.

Formerly Head of Capital Markets at Seymour Pierce, , he was also head of the Corporate Finance and Corporate Broking operations for both Charles Stanley Securities and Teather & Greenwood for a total of 12 years. He is the Investment Banking representative on the Corporate Finance Faculty of the ICAEW and has been a member of the AIM Advisory Group of the since 1999.

t: +44 20 7894 7653 | m: +44 7824 141 519 rthompson@cantor.co.uk

Investment Companies

CFE has more than 25 years’ experience advising listed investment companies and investment managers in all asset classes and on all types of transactions.

Sue Inglis, Managing Director

Qualified solicitor and previously one of the leading legal advisers on investment companies in the UK. Sue joined Cantor Fitzgerald Europe in 2012.

Recent experience includes the £181m IPO and Placing for NextEnergy.

She is also the Senior Independent Director of Bankers Investment Trust plc.

t: +44 20 7894 8016 | m: +44 7798 646 886 singlis@cantor.co.uk

Metals & Mining

CFE has deep industry knowledge and transactional expertise and can help clients at every stage of the mining lifecycle, whether focused on exploration, development or production.

Sports Financing

The Sports Group offers a debt-led financial proposition and an advisory service to sports clubs.

Our research

CFE is committed to providing clients with high-quality equity research across our specialist industry sectors. Our experienced, highly knowledgeable team provides ideas and commentary around market trends and corporate developments.

Our fast-growing research team currently covers 120 stocks spanning UK small cap to European large cap and has unrivalled access to a truly international investor audience.

Contact

London
One Churchill Place
Canary Wharf
London E14 5RB
Tel: +44 20 7894 7000