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499 Park Avenue

New York, NY 10022

United States

Phone: 646-346-7000

Fax: 646-346-6919

BGC Partners, Inc. operates as a brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Financial Services and Real Estate Services. The Financial Services segment specializes in the brokerage of a range of products, including fixed income securities, interest rate swaps, foreign exchange, equities, equity derivatives, credit derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. 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 various markets, fully electronic brokerage services in connection with transactions executed either over-the-counter or through an exchange. Through its BGC Trader and BGC Market Data brands, the company offers financial technology solutions, market data, 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 financial services, consulting, project management, and property and facilities management. The company’s customers include majority of the world’s primary banks, broker-dealers, investment banks, trading firms, hedge funds, governments, corporations, property owners, real estate developers, and investment firms. The company has offices in various major markets, including New York and London, as well as Atlanta, Beijing, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Copenhagen, Dallas, Denver, Dubai, Hong Kong, Houston, Istanbul, Johannesburg, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Miami, Moscow, Nyon, Paris, Philadelphia, Rio de Janeiro, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Sao Paulo, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, Washington, D.C. and Zurich. As of December 31, 2014, the company had 2,863 brokers, salespeople, and other front-office professionals. Products and Services Financial Services segment Financial Brokerage The company is focused on serving three principal financial brokerage markets, such as 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 BGC Trader and Volume Match, a multi-asset hybrid offering for voice and electronic execution. These electronic marketplaces include government bond markets, interest rate derivatives, spot foreign exchange, foreign derivatives, corporate bonds, and credit derivatives. The company’s trading platform establishes a direct link between its brokers and customers and occupies valuable 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 its BGC Trader application. The company also provides straight-through processing to its customers for an increasing number of products. The company’s solution includes real-time and auction-based transaction processing, credit and risk management tools and back-end processing and billing systems. Customers could access its trading application through its privately managed global high speed data network, through the Internet, or through third-party communication networks. Some of the major Financial Services products that the company brokers comprise: Rates: Includes interest rate derivatives; off-the-run U.S. Treasuries; global government bonds; agencies; futures; dollar derivatives; repurchase agreements; non-deliverable swaps; a


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