Debt capital markets

Positioned to deliver outstanding performance, competitive pricing, and the placing of debt securities

The Fixed Income Desk has extensive experience in global debt markets both as a principal primary dealer in Irish Government bonds and, on an agency basis, as a sales desk, facilitating customer trades and debt origination

Global Network

As an integral and vibrant part of the Cantor Fitzgerald global network, our Fixed Income Desk transacts across Europe, the UK, the US and globally via the wider Cantor Fitzgerald network on behalf of institutional and private clients in money markets, interest rates, credit products, SSAs, and green bonds.

Primary Dealer

Cantor Fitzgerald Ireland has been recognised by the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) as a Primary Dealer in Irish Government Bonds since 2013. We’ve been appointed a joint lead manager for Irish syndicated debt issuance every year since 2017 and have helped maintain an orderly and liquid secondary market for Irish Government bonds.

TEAM

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David Tilson

Head of Capital Markets

David joined from Bank of Ireland in July 2023 where he was most recently Head of Markets. In that role, David was responsible for managing the market and liquidity risks for the Bank of Ireland Group, was a champion for customer engagement, and drove critical strategy initiatives for Bank of Ireland Group.

Prior to that role, David spent 11 years at NCB Stockbrokers Limited where he specialised in Fixed Income trading and sales.

David received his Bachelor of Commerce from UCD and is a Certified Bank Director from IOB.

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Peter Blessing

Head of Trading

As the Head of Trading within Debt Capital Markets, Peter is responsible for market-making Irish Government bonds. Peter has over 13 years’ experience across Treasury and Capital Markets including market making & execution, risk management, corporate development, proprietary trading and stakeholder management.

Prior to joining Cantor Fitzgerald, Peter worked as a Fixed Income Trader in PTSB Treasury for 9 years. He also has experience in the key treasury disciplines of liquidity, interest rate & foreign exchange management.

Peter holds a Degree in Business Studies.

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Roderick McAuliffe

Trader

Rod is a Trader within the Debt Capital Markets team where he is responsible for market-making Irish Government bonds in addition to employing interest rate and credit risk hedging strategies. Prior to joining Cantor Fitzgerald,

Rod worked as an Interest Rate Swap Trader in Bank of Ireland Global Markets where he also spent time trading Foreign Exchange Spot and Forward markets.

Rod holds a Bachelors Degree in Economics and Accounting.

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Tom Reilly

Senior Fixed Income Sales

Tom Reilly is a Manager of Institutional Bonds. He joined Merrion Capital Group in 2014, prior to its acquisition by Cantor Fitzgerald Ireland in 2018.

Tom began his career at Goodbody Stockbrokers prior to heading up the fixed income desk in Bloxham from 2001. During his time with Bloxham he also spent time with Sonas Partners in London and in 2012 joined Glas Securities in Dublin.

With almost 30 years’ experience in fixed income markets, Tom works with clients across the UK, Europe and the US and has been voted top bond salesperson in Ireland on several occasions.

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William Mullane

Fixed Income Sales

Will is a Manager of Institutional Bonds at Cantor Fitzgerald Ireland. He joined the DCM desk in 2021 from Barclays in London, where he was working in European Government Bonds/SSAs primary issuance. Will covers institutional clients across Europe and the UK for European Government debt products.

As a member of the DCM desk Will worked on the last two Irish syndicated bond deals that Cantor Fitzgerald Ireland were a co-lead manager.

Will holds an honours B.A in Economics from UCD.

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Liam Dorgan

Fixed Income Sales

Liam is a manager of Institutional bonds. He joined Dolmen Securities, which became Cantor Fitzgerald Ireland in 2010. Liam began his career at EBS Building Society where he managed the Debt Capital Markets team focused on raising debt and developing funding relationships across Europe. Liam also developed considerable experience in the key treasury functions of liquidity management, interest rate and FX risk management. Liam holds a bachelor’s degree in business studies from DCU and a Graduate Certificate in Corporate Treasury.’

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