Cantor Fitzgerald raids JP Morgan for portfolio solutions team

HandshakeFinancial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald has expanded its portfolio solutions team with multiple hires from JP Morgan.

Filip Skala and Kenneth Wong will be based in New York, with Khairul Hussain and Jemma Broadgate in London. The team will report to Michael Gardner, global head of portfolio solutions.

Skala will serve as head of US portfolio solutions with a focus on business development and implementation across the team’s main line of business. Prior to joining Cantor, Skala led the US implementation and strategy team of transition management at JP Morgan.

Wong will serve as senior vice president and portfolio manager, focusing on the portfolio restructuring process and on developing, managing, and executing trading strategies for client events. Previously, Wong held senior positions in the transition management and business intelligence group at JP Morgan.

In London, Hussain joins as director of IT, focused on managing technology and developing applications. Broadgate will serve as director of institutional sales, responsible for growing the business in the UK.

Hussain had previously served on the transition management trading desk and the electronic client solutions trading desk at JP Morgan while Broadgate was head of UK pensions and charities in the investor services group at the same bank.

“These appointments demonstrate our ability to attract exceptional talent across the industry,” says Shawn P. Matthews, chief executive officer of Cantor Fitzgerald.

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