NEW YORK, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., a leading global financial services firm, announced that Saurav Chatterjee, formerly of Morgan Stanley, has joined as Managing Director in the Equity Capital Markets division. Based in Hong Kong, Mr. Chatterjee is responsible for leading the cash equity sales team and expanding the firm's equities trading business in Japan. He reports to Jarred Kessler, Global Head of Equities for Cantor Fitzgerald.
Shawn P. Matthews, Chief Executive Officer of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. said, "We are continuing to hire experienced professionals with a deep understanding of the international marketplace and client relationships in Asia Pacific and in particular key markets such as Japan. Saurav has a strong track record of success and comes to Cantor with a wealth of knowledge of the Japanese market. This appointment not only strengthens our sales and trading capability in the Asia Pacific region and further positions us for growth, but demonstrates our commitment to serving clients globally."
Mr. Chatterjee said, "One of the most exciting things about Cantor Fitzgerald is its unremitting focus on client service. I am looking forward to this opportunity to expand the firm's equity sales and trading business in Japan, in addition to leveraging the firm's global reach and existing client base."
Mr. Chatterjee served as Executive Director of Client Facilitation at Morgan Stanley, responsible for risk pricing and managing client portfolios, and as Executive Director and Head of International Sales and Trading. Previously he was Associate Director at Macquarie Securities in International Sales and Trading.
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