He will work in partnership with managing director Geoff Hall, Berkeley Alexander’s business development and sales teams, and its affinity partners.
Mr Marcus Schenck, co-head of the securities unit, also left as the firm debates how big a role it wants to play in global investment banking.
"Cantor Fitzgerald has succeeded in building one of the leading Healthcare Investment Banking businesses, and, under Kevin and Hari's leadership, it is now expanding its franchise into Power, Energy and Infrastructure," added Mr. Jain.
The Office for Budget Responsibility has forecast £3bn worth of share sales in each of the next five financial years, but an impending fine from the US Department of Justice has complicated the process.
If you work for Deutsche’s CIB, Ritchie is therefore now your man. Despite being a dyed-in-the wool equities professional, Ritchie was made head of the whole global markets business back in 2015.