Cantor Fitzgerald has hired Brian Edmonds as managing director and head of interest rates in the firm's debt capital markets division. He will report to Irvin Goldman, CEO and president of Cantor. Edmonds joins Cantor from Banc of America where he spent three years as managing director and head of government bond trading. Prior to Banc of America, Edmonds spent several years at Credit Suisse First Boston in the same role. Cantor plans to continue to expand its debt capital markets business with additional new hires over the next year.
Law firm McKee Nelson has announced the addition of two new partners to be based in its Washington, D.C., office. William Cejudo will focus on the tax aspects of structured finance transactions, including mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities offerings, and the tax treatment of complex financial instruments. Scott Faga focuses on securitization and structured finance.