Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., a leading global financial services firm, announced that it is further expanding its U.S. Equity Research team with the appointment of Brian White as Global Head of Technology Hardware and Software Research.
“We are pleased to expand our award-winning technology and software research group sector coverage to further serve our clients at a time of growth and opportunity in the technology space,” said Shawn P. Matthews, Chief Executive Officer of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. “A top-ranked technology analyst for over a decade, Brian’s deep industry knowledge and wide network of contacts will be instrumental in supporting our customers with market-leading research and analysis. His appointment attests to our continuing commitment to broaden our equity research platform as we focus on offering our clients unparalleled intelligence and insight into market moving segments.”
Mr. White has been an analyst at firms such as Merrill Lynch, Collins Stewart and Jefferies. At Merrill Lynch, he was a member of the #1 ranked Electronics Manufacturing Services team and the #1 Global Hardware team by Institutional Investor magazine. In 2012, Business Insider ranked Mr. White #4 on the list of “The Apple Influencers – 15 Analysts and Writers You Should Be following” and in 2009 Forbes ranked him as one of the leading analysts in the Electronics Industry category as part of the Blue Chip Analyst Survey. Mr. White received his M.B.A from Vanderbilt University. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the NYSSA.
“This is a particularly exciting time to join Cantor Fitzgerald,” said Mr. White. “I look forward to sharing my expertise with clients and continuing to help Cantor as the firm continues to demonstrate its commitment and dedication to this integral sector of the global economy.”