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499 Park Avenue

New York, NY 10022

United States

Phone: 212-610-2200

Fax: 646-346-6919

BGC Partners, Inc. operates as a brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets worldwide. Segments The company operates through two segments, Financial Services and Real Estate Services. Through its brands, including BGC, GFI, and RP Martin, among others, the company’s Financial Services segment specializes in the brokerage of a range of products, including fixed income (rates and credit), foreign exchange, equities, energy and commodities, and futures. The company also provides a range of services, including trade execution, broker-dealer services, clearing, processing, information, and other back-office services to a range of financial and non-financial institutions. The company’s integrated platform is designed to provide flexibility to customers with regard to price discovery, execution and processing of transactions, and enables them to use voice, hybrid, or in many markets, fully electronic brokerage services in connection with transactions executed either over-the-counter (OTC) or through an exchange. Through its FENICS, BGC Trader, BGC Market Data, and Capitalab brands, the company offers fully electronic brokerage, financial technology solutions, market data, post-trade services, and analytics related to select financial instruments and markets. Newmark Grubb Knight Frank (NGKF) is a full-service commercial real estate platform that comprises the company’s Real Estate Services segment. Through NGKF, the company offers commercial real estate tenants, owners, investors and developers a range of services, including leasing and corporate advisory, investment sales and real estate finance, consulting, project management, and property and facilities management. Products and Services Financial Services Financial Brokerage The company focuses on serving three principal financial brokerage markets, including traditional, liquid brokerage markets, such as government bonds; illiquid markets, such as emerging market bonds and single name credit derivatives; and targeted local markets throughout the world, such as rates products in Brazil. The company provides electronic marketplaces in various financial markets through various products and services, including FENICS, BGC Trader, and various multi-asset hybrid offerings for voice and electronic execution, including BGC’s Volume Match and GFI’s CreditMatch. These electronic marketplaces include government bond markets, interest rate derivatives, spot foreign exchange, foreign exchange derivatives, corporate bonds, and credit derivatives. The company offers an application providing volume, access, speed of execution and ease of use. Its trading platform establishes a direct link between its brokers and customers and occupies real estate on traders’ desktop, which is difficult to replicate. The company has leveraged its hybrid platform to provide real-time product and pricing information through applications, such as BGC Trader. It also provides straight-through processing to its customers for an increasing various products. Its solution includes real-time and auction-based transaction processing, credit and risk management tools and back-end processing and billing systems. Customers could access the company’s trading application through its privately managed global high speed data network, over the Internet, or through third-party communication networks. Rates: Includes interest rate derivatives; off-the-run U.S. treasuries; global government bonds; agencies futures; dollar derivatives; repurchase agreements; non-deliverable swaps; and interest rate swaps and options. Foreign Exchange: Includes foreign exchange options; G-10; emerging markets; cross currencies; exotic options; spot FX; emerging market FX options; and non-deliverable forwards. Energy and Commodities (OTC and listed derivatives): includes electricity; natural gas; coal; base and precious metals; refined and crude oil; emissions; and soft commodities. Equities and Other: Includes equity derivatives; cash equities; index futures; and other derivatives and futures. Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. (CF&Co) is a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Auth


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