Cantor Fitzgerald hires COO for investment banking group

Global financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald has hired Randall Miles as senior managing director and chief operating officer for its investment banking group. Previously, Miles worked at Riparian Partners, a division of Oppenheimer & Co., where he served as a managing director.

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NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., a leading global financial services firm, today announced the expansion of the Investment Banking Group with the appointment of Randall Miles as Senior Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Miles will be responsible for growing the Investment Banking group and focused on serving corporate clients in the Financial Services sector, including financial technology, specialty finance, and FIG (financial institutions group).

“As capital markets activity steadily increase, hiring seasoned professionals like Randall further emphasizes our efforts to expand our investment banking platform, and ability to attract first-class talent. Randall has an exceptional track record in the financial services sector, and brings with him strong contacts and extensive M&A expertise, which will allow us to tap into new opportunities and better service our many clients,” said Shawn Matthews, Chief Executive officer of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co.

“Enhancing the leadership of our Investment Banking business will help ensure we exceed client expectations and provide top industry and product coverage in key markets.” “We are delighted to welcome Randall to Cantor. Randall brings with him a wealth of experience and an impressive track record of successful transactions,” said Charles Edelman and Jeff Lumby, Co-Heads of Investment Banking. “He adds an important element to our capabilities, and will help support our ambitious growth plans and significantly broaden our reach, for the benefit of our clients.”

“This is a very exciting time to join Cantor. I look forward to accelerating the growth and integration of Cantor’s investment banking team, in addition to broadening financial services coverage for the firm,” added Mr. Miles.

Mr. Miles recently served as Managing Director at Riparian Partners, a division of Oppenheimer & Co. Earlier, he served as Managing Director at Meridian Capital, where he focused on middle market M&A and strategic advisory services. In addition, Mr. Miles has served as CEO of public and private equity backed financial services and financial technology companies. Mr. Miles holds a BBA from the University of Washington. Cantor Fitzgerald’s Investment Banking division focuses on providing underwriting, capital raising and advisory services to growth oriented companies. The investment banking team provides clients with full service capital raising expertise including public and private debt and equity financing, capital structure advisory, and comprehensive merger, acquisition and restructuring services.

About Cantor Fitzgerald

Cantor Fitzgerald, a leading global financial services group at the forefront of financial and technological innovation has been a proven and resilient leader for over 65 years. Cantor is a preeminent investment bank serving more than 7,000 institutional clients around the world, recognized for its strengths in fixed income and equity capital markets, investment banking, prime brokerage, and commercial real estate finance and for its global distribution platform. Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. is one of 22 primary dealers authorized to trade U.S. government securities with The Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Cantor Fitzgerald’s 1,600 employees serve clients through 35 locations, including major financial centers around the world in the Americas, Europe, Asia/Pacific, and the Middle East. For more information please visit www.cantor.com.

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