Friday, 27 March 2015
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Oct 7 2011 | 10:05am ET
Cantor Fitzgerald has jumped into the alternative investments secondary market with a new business brokering the sale of such stakes and other private securities.
The new unit, the Cantor private markets group, will offer clients the opportunity to buy and sell private equity and hedge fund interests, private company stock and private real estate investment trusts, among others. The new business will be run by Michael Guzman, who remains a member of Cantor's corporate and venture services group.
"Without question, Cantor is uniquely positioned to expand our already diverse offering within the private securities marketplace," Shawn Mattews, Cantor CEO, said. "With years of experience working with the institutional investment community, our traders are unparalleled in their ability to source and place securities on behalf of our customers, particularly in this challenging financing market. Providing a path to liquidity for private companies and shareholders underscores our commitment to continually serve the needs of our clients across all types of securities. We believe Cantor will benefit accordingly from our responsiveness to our clients' interest in this rapidly growing marketplace."
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…