In an official announcement, the WH Ireland Group has confirmed it is in discussion with Cantor Fitzgerald Europe over a possible acquisition.

It may also be a transfer or introduction of certain assets of part of Cantor Fitzgerald Europe’s Mid Cap and AIM Corporate Finance business. Discussions are with regards to Candor Fitzgerald Europe’s corporate finance business.

In addition, Cantor Fitzgerald has decided to trim employee headcount to save costs in the face of a downward trajectory in the economy caused by the Covid-19 crisis.