NEW YORK, July 31, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- BGC Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: BGC) ("BGC"), a leading global brokerage and financial technology company, today announced the addition of a Weather Derivatives Team with the hire of Nicholas and Eric Ernst. Nicholas joins the firm as Managing Director, BGC Weather Derivatives while Eric joins as Weather Broker.
John Abularrage, Co-Global Head of Financial Services Brokerage, commented on today's announcement, "We are excited to welcome Nicholas and Eric to BGC. They bring with them almost three decades of invaluable experience in the weather derivatives and climate risk transfer space. With these new hires, BGC now operates the premier weather and climate derivatives desk in the industry."
Nicholas Ernst brings with him over 20 years of experience in the weather derivatives and risk transfer space. Prior to joining BGC, he served as Managing Director, Weather Markets at ICAP. Additionally, Nicholas spent time in similar roles at OTC Global and Evolutions Markets.
Before joining BGC, Eric Ernst served as a Weather Broker at ICAP. Prior to that, Eric held various roles at Choice Energy and spent three years in the renewable energy sector.
About BGC Group, Inc.
BGC Group, Inc. ("BGC") began trading on Nasdaq at the market opening on July 3, 2023, under the new ticker symbol "BGC", following the corporate conversion of its predecessor BGC Partners, Inc. (formerly Nasdaq: BGCP). BGC is a leading global brokerage and financial technology company. BGC, through its various affiliates, specializes in the brokerage of a broad range of products, including Fixed Income (Rates and Credit), Foreign Exchange, Equities, Energy and Commodities, Shipping, and Futures. BGC, through its various affiliates, also provides a wide variety of services, including trade execution, brokerage, clearing, trade compression, post-trade, information, and other back-office services to a broad range of financial and non-financial institutions. Through its brands, including Fenics®, FMX™, FMX Futures Exchange™, Fenics Markets Xchange™, Fenics Digital™, Fenics UST™, Fenics FX™, Fenics Repo™, Fenics Direct™, Fenics MID™, Fenics Market Data™, Fenics GO™, Fenics PortfolioMatch™, BGC®, BGC Trader™, kACE2™, and Lucera®, BGC offers financial technology solutions, market data, and analytics related to numerous financial instruments and markets. BGC, BGC Group, BGC Partners, BGC Trader, GFI, GFI Ginga, CreditMatch, Fenics, Fenics.com, FMX, Sunrise Brokers, Poten & Partners, RP Martin, kACE2, Capitalab, Swaptioniser, CBID, Caventor, LumeMarkets and Lucera are trademarks/service marks and/or registered trademarks/service marks of BGC and/or its affiliates.
BGC's customers include many of the world's largest banks, broker-dealers, investment banks, trading firms, hedge funds, governments, corporations, and investment firms. BGC's Class A common stock trades on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol "BGC". BGC is led by Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Howard W. Lutnick. For more information, please visit http://www.bgcg.com. You can also follow BGC at https://twitter.com/bgcgroupinc, https://www.linkedin.com/company/bgc_group and/or http://ir.bgcg.com.
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