Gooch Trashed BGC Before Selling to Lutnick’s Firm Anyway

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Inside Mickey Gooch's BGC Buyout Trash Talk

When Michael “Mickey” Gooch relented in February to a hostile takeover, selling GFI Group Inc. to Howard Lutnick’s BGC Partners Inc., he had nothing but praise for his new employer. Documents in a shareholder lawsuit show Gooch had a different view of his rival two months earlier.

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