Cantor Fitzgerald Prime Services Hosted Securing Capital Symposium in New York City

NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., a leading financial services firm, hosted its inaugural Securing Capital symposium on Wednesday, July 9th at 10 On The Park at the Time Warner Center in New York City.  Hosted by the Cantor Prime Services group, the symposium featured seeding firms, family offices, fund of funds, foundation and endowments, consultants and 40 Act Fund panelists. 

"I am delighted by the quality of hedge funds and investors who attended our first symposium," said Shawn P. Matthews, Chief Executive Officer of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co.  "We have built and grown a successful prime services business, widely recognized for our comprehensive suite of services and quality customer support based on our deep market knowledge and rolodex of contacts.  This event demonstrates our ongoing commitment to delivering value add services and opportunities for the hedge fund community, and serving as a single point of contact for our hedge fund clients." 

"Securing capital is fast becoming a conversation point in nearly all discussions within the hedge fund industry. Hosting a symposium devoted to this topic is a natural extension of our commitment to providing hedge funds and investors with value added services and support in building their business," added Noel Kimmel, Global Head of Prime Services and Chief Executive Officer of Cantor Clearing.  "I am pleased to see that Cantor's strong connectivity with institutional investors as well as our extensive experience and knowledge of the current state of alternatives investing has elicited the support and interest of so many firms within the hedge fund universe."

Cantor Prime Services was ranked as one of the top global prime brokers by the hedge fund community in the 2014 Global Custodian prime brokerage survey, with superior rankings in Capital Introductions, Consulting, Client Service, Financing and Margining.

Cantor Prime Services provides clients with a multi-asset, global prime brokerage platform that leverages the clearing, financing and execution capabilities of Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P.  Cantor Prime Services offers clients a comprehensive suite of services including equity and fixed income prime brokerage, comprehensive financing solutions, capital introduction, innovative technology solutions and capital introduction.

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  

Note to Editors: Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P., led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Howard W. Lutnick, is the parent entity of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., led by Chief Executive Officer Shawn P. Matthews.

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