Thursday, May 16, 2013

Cantor Fitzgerald Adds Florian Bita, Jason Eppleston, Martin Deville and Damian Horton

Cantor Fitzgerald announced four key additions in CLO, CDO and structured credit in New York and London. Florian Bita joins the team in New York, and Jason Eppleston, Martin Deville and Damian Horton join Cantor Fitzgerald Europe in London, strengthening Cantor’s global presence in the CLO arranging business.

Bita joins Cantor as managing director and will focus on U.S. CLO secondary trading. In addition, he will be responsible for the secondary trading team and helping build out Cantor’s primary new issuance capabilities alongside James Keller in New York. He recently served as the head of CLO and structured products trading at UBS, where he was responsible for overseeing trading of structured finance products, including CLOs, CBOs and TruPs.

Eppleston joins Cantor as the head of structured credit origination in Europe. He will be responsible for setting up a platform and managing the origination and structuring of collateralized debt obligations (CDOs) and other securitized products for Cantor Fitzgerald Europe. Previously, he served as a senior banker at Investec Bank focused on CDO structuring and as a managing director at Bear Stearns, where he was responsible for structured credit origination and structuring.

Deville joins Cantor as a managing director and ABS trader, covering UK Prime RMBS, European Consumer ABS and GBP Fixed Rate ABS. Previously, Deville served as an executive director at UBS focusing on European RMBS and Consumer ABS.

Horton joins Cantor as a CDO structurer and Deal originator, and will focus on the financial analytics of deal origination. he has held senior level positions leveraging his experience in financial modelling across multiple asset classes at Pioneer Investments, Prudential Financial and Bear Stearns. -PR Newswire