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BGC Partners' First Quarter 2013 Financial Results Announcement to be Issued Prior to Market Open on Thursday, May 2, 2013

 BGC Partners' First Quarter 2013 Financial Results Announcement to be Issued
                Prior to Market Open on Thursday, May 2, 2013

  PR Newswire

  NEW YORK, March 6, 2013

- Conference Call Scheduled for Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. ET

NEW YORK, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: BGCP)
("BGC Partners" or "BGC"), a leading global brokerage company servicing the
wholesale financial and real estate markets, today announced that it plans to
issue an advisory press release by 8:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, May 2, 2013. This
advisory release will notify the public that a complete and full-text
financial results press release is accessible at the "Investor Relations"
section of http://www.bgcpartners.com . In addition, the complete first
quarter 2013 financial results release is expected to be available by 8:00
a.m. ET on Thursday, May 2, 2013 at the following web pages:

http://www.bgcpartners.com/ir (an HTML version with Excel financial tables or
PDF)

http://www.bgcpartners.com/ir-news (an HTML version with Excel financial
tables or PDF)

http://www.bgcpartners.com/news-centre/press-releases (PDF only)

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110720/MM38935LOGO )

The Company will host a conference call on Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.
ET to discuss these results.

WHO:   BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP)
WHAT:  First Quarter 2013 financial results conference call
WHEN:  Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. ET
WHERE: The "Investor Relations" section at http://www.bgcpartners.com
HOW:   Listeners must have a Real Media or Windows Media plug-in and
       headphones or speakers in order to listen to the webcast or its
       replay.

Additionally, call participants may dial in with the following information:

LIVE CALL:
Date - Start Time:     5/2/2013 10:00 AM Eastern Time
U.S. Dial In:          800-798-2864
International Dial In: +1-617-614-6206
Participant Passcode:  14361548
REPLAY:
Available From – To:   5/2/2013 12:00 PM – 5/9/2013 11:59 PM
U.S. Dial In:          888-286-8010
International Dial In: +1-617-801-6888
Passcode:              40973304

(Note: If clicking on the above links does not open up a new web page, you may
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About BGC Partners, Inc.

BGC Partners is a leading global brokerage company primarily servicing the
wholesale financial and real estate markets. Products include fixed income
securities, interest rate swaps, foreign exchange, equities, equity
derivatives, credit derivatives, commercial real estate, commodities, futures,
and structured products. BGC also provides a wide range of services, including
trade execution, broker-dealer services, clearing, processing, information,
and other back-office services to a broad range of financial and non-financial
institutions. Through its eSpeed, BGC Trader, and BGC Market Data brands, BGC
offers financial technology solutions, market data, and analytics related to
select financial instruments and markets. Through the Newmark Grubb Knight
Frank brand, the Company offers a wide range of services including leasing and
corporate advisory, investment sales and financial services, consulting,
project and development management, and property and facilities management.
BGC's customers include many of the world's largest banks, broker-dealers,
investment banks, trading firms, hedge funds, governments, corporations,
property owners, real estate developers, and investment firms. For more
information, please visit www.bgcpartners.com . eSpeed, BGC, BGC Trader,
Grubb & Ellis, Grubb and Newmark are trademarks and service marks of BGC
Partners, Inc. and its affiliates. Knight Frank is a service mark of Knight
Frank Limited Corp., used with permission.

Discussion of Forward-Looking Statements by BGC Partners

Statements in this press release regarding BGC Partners' business that are not
historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and
uncertainties. For a discussion of additional risks and uncertainties, which
could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the
forward-looking statements, see BGC Partners' Securities and Exchange
Commission (SEC) filings, including, but not limited to, the risk factors set
forth in our public filings, including our most recent Form 10-K and any
updates to such risk factors contained in subsequent Form 10-Q or Form 8-K
filings.

Website: http://www.bgcpartners.com
Contact: Media: Hannah Sloane, +1-212-294-7938; Sarah Laufer, +1-212-915-1008;
Investors: Ben Goldman, +1-212-610-3680; Jason McGruder, +1-212-829-4988
 
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