At a time when most large investment banks are slashing their fixed-income teams, Cantor Fitzgerald is making a hiring push in its debt capital markets group. Shawn Matthews, who heads the group and is based in New York, runs a sales and trading desk that already boasts more than 200 salesmen and traders. Bank Loan Report sat down with Matthews recently to discuss the group's expansion.

BLR: Why is Cantor Fitzgerald looking to grow its debt capital markets sales and trading team now?

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