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BGC Partners Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results Announcement to be Made After Close of Market On Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Sep 22, 2009 2:05 PM

Conference Call Scheduled for Wednesday, November 4, 2009 8:30 a.m. ET

NEW YORK, Sep 22, 2009 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- BGC Partners, Inc. (Nasdaq:BGCP), a leading global intermediary to the wholesale financial markets, today announced that it plans to issue an advisory release after the close of market on Tuesday, November 3, 2009, notifying the public that a complete and full-text financial results press release has become accessible at the "Investor Relations" section of The complete third quarter of 2009 financial results release will also be available on that date no earlier than 4:30 PM ET directly at any of the following web pages:

The Company will host a conference call on Wednesday, November 4, at 8:30 a.m. ET to discuss these results.

 WHO:     BGC Partners, Inc. (Nasdaq:BGCP)
 WHAT:    Third quarter 2009 financial results conference call
 WHEN:    Wednesday, November 4 at 8:30 a.m. ET
 WHERE:   The "Investor Relations" section at

 HOW:     Listeners must have a Real Media or Windows Media plug-in and
          headphones or speakers in order to listen to the webcast or
          its replay.

Additionally, call participants may dial in with the following information:

 Date - Start Time:           11/04/2009 - 8:30 AM Eastern Time
 U.S. Dial In:                800-901-5217
 International Dial In:       617-786-2964
 Participant Passcode:        68134248
 Pre Registration:            No

 Available From - To:         11/04/2009 11:30 AM - 11/11/2009
 U.S. Dial In:                888-286-8010
 International Dial In:       617-801-6888
 Passcode:                    85822265

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About BGC Partners, Inc.

BGC Partners is a leading global intermediary to the wholesale financial markets, specializing in the brokering of a broad range of financial products, including fixed income securities, interest rate swaps, foreign exchange, equities, equity derivatives, credit derivatives, commodities, futures, structured products and other instruments. BGC Partners also provides a full 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. BGC Partners' 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, screen-assisted, voice-assisted or, where available, fully electronic brokerage services in connection with transactions executed either OTC or through an exchange.

Through its eSpeed and BGC Trader brands, BGC Partners uses its proprietary, built, and paid for technology to operate multiple buyer, multiple seller real-time electronic marketplaces for the world's most liquid capital markets. The Company's pioneering suite of tools provides end-to-end transaction solutions for the purchase and sale of financial products over its global private network or via the Internet. BGC Partners' neutral platform, reliable network, straight-through processing and superior products make it the trusted source for electronic trading for the world's largest financial firms. Through its BGCantor Market Data brand, the Company also offers globally distributed and innovative market data and analysis products for numerous financial instruments and markets. BGC Partners' customers include many of the world's largest banks, broker-dealers, investment banks, trading firms, hedge funds, governments and investment firms.

BGC's unique partnership structure and extensive employee ownership create a distinctive competitive advantage among its peers. Named after fixed income trading innovator B. Gerald Cantor, BGC Partners has 18 offices in New York and London, as well as in Beijing (representative office), Chicago, Copenhagen, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Johannesburg, Mexico City, Nyon, Paris, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo and Toronto. For more information, visit The Company's corporate address is: BGC Partners, Inc., 499 Park Avenue, New York, New York 10022. The media, analysts, and investors can also subscribe to BGC Partners' investor "Email Alerts" at the "Investor Relations" section of

The BGC Partners, Inc. logo is available at

Discussion of Forward-Looking Statements by BGC Partners

Statements in this press release regarding BGC Partners' business that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. 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 Partners' Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings, including, but not limited to, the risk factors set forth in our public filings which we incorporate by reference, including our Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2008, as filed with the SEC on March 16, 2009 and any updates to such risk factors contained in subsequent 10-Q filings.

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SOURCE: BGC Partners, Inc.

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