Firm Appoints Veteran Banker Geoffrey Harris as Co-Head of Healthcare Investment Banking; Hires Four Additional Bankers and Five Equity Research Analysts
New York, NY - November 10, 2011 - Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., a leading global financial services firm, today announced its continuing global expansion in investment banking and equity research businesses with a series of senior appointments including Geoffrey Harris as Co-Head of Cantor's Healthcare Investment Banking Group.
Mr. Harris, formerly of Gleacher & Co., will report to Steven Kantor, Executive Managing Director and Global Head of Investment Banking, and will co-head the Healthcare Group with Robert Dentice.
and the members of the banking and research team are great additions to Cantor
and reflect our ongoing commitment to expand our global healthcare footprint."
said, "This is an exciting time to be joining Cantor
as Co-Head of Healthcare Investment Banking along with Bob Dentice.
"The addition of Geoff
and his banking team is a strategic step in furthering the success of Cantor's
healthcare banking effort," said Mr. Dentice.
Mr. Harris most recently served as Managing Director at Gleacher & Co. where he focused on the healthcare industry assisting companies with capital raising and M&A.
Prior to Gleacher & Co., Mr. Harris was a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at Jefferies Asset Management and at Sirios Capital Management.
Earlier, Mr. Harris was the Global Head of Healthcare Research at UBS Warburg.
Mr. Harris holds a BA in Economics from Oberlin College and an MS in Management from the Sloane School of Management at MIT.