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BGC Partners to Host Investors and Analysts on Thursday May 27, 2010

Jan 21, 2010 10:28 AM

NEW YORK, Jan 21, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: BGCP), a leading global intermediary to the wholesale financial markets, today announced that it will host analysts and professional investors for a half-day in Manhattan on Thursday, May 27, 2010.

The event will be hosted by BGC Partners' Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Howard W. Lutnick, and will involve presentations by additional Company executives regarding BGC Partners' financial results, operations, and outlook. The event is scheduled to begin at 10:00 AM ET, and will last approximately four hours. The formal presentations will be followed by a tour of BGC Partners' New York brokerage operations.

Attendance at the event is by invitation only, but the general public is invited to view the presentations and listen to a live audio webcast of the event in the "Investor Relations" section of BGC's website at A replay of the webcast will be available on the website within 24 hours.

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. 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. 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. Named after B. Gerald Cantor, who co-founded the Company's predecessor, BGC Partners has 19 offices located in New York and London, as well as in Beijing (representative office), Chicago, Copenhagen, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Johannesburg, Moscow, Mexico City, Nyon, Paris, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo and Toronto. For more information, visit

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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