BGC Partners' Third Quarter 2013 Financial Results Announcement to be Issued Prior to Market Open on Thursday, October 31, 2013

 BGC Partners' Third Quarter 2013 Financial Results Announcement to be Issued
              Prior to Market Open on Thursday, October 31, 2013

  PR Newswire

  NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2013

-- Conference Call Scheduled for Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.
ET

NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: BGCP)
("BGC Partners," "BGC," or "the Company"), a leading global brokerage company
primarily 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, October 31, 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 third quarter 2013 financial results release is expected to be
available by 8:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at the following web
pages:

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

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

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

The Company will host a conference call on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 10:00
a.m. ET to discuss these results.

WHO:   BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: BGCP)
WHAT:    Third Quarter 2013 financial results conference call
WHEN:   Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. ET
WHERE:   The "Investor Relations" section at http://www.bgcpartners.com/
             Listeners must have a Real Media or Windows Media plug-in and
HOW: 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:     10/31/2013 10:00 AM ET
U.S. Dial In:          866-515-2913
International Dial In: (+1) 617-399-5127
Participant Passcode:  80845498

REPLAY:
Available From – To:   10/31/2013 12:00 PM – 11/7/2013 11:59 PM
U.S. Dial In:          888-286-8010
International Dial In: (+1) 617-801-6888
Passcode:              84435184

(Note: If clicking on the above links does not open up a new web page, you may
need to cut and paste the above urls into your browser's address bar.)

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 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 NGKF brand, the Company offers
a wide range of commercial real estate 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 .

BGC, BGC Trader, Grubb & Ellis, Grubb and Newmark Grubb Knight Frank (NGKF)
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 document regarding BGC Partners' business that are not
historical facts are forward-looking statements that involve risks and
uncertainties. Except as required by law, BGC undertakes no obligation to
release any revisions to any forward-looking statements. 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's Securities
and Exchange Commission 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.

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Website: http://www.bgcpartners.com
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Investors: Jason Chryssicas, +1-212-915-1987, Jason McGruder, +1-212-829-4988