0001104659-24-020426 SC 13G 1 20240213 20240213 BGC Group, Inc. 0001950475 6200 02 Finance 863748217 DE 1231 SC 13G 34 005-94396 24627602 499 PARK AVENUE NEW YORK NY 10022 212-938-5000 499 PARK AVENUE NEW YORK NY 10022 VANGUARD GROUP INC 0000102909 231945930 PA 1231 SC 13G PO BOX 2600 V26 VALLEY FORGE PA 19482-2600 6106691000 PO BOX 2600 V26 VALLEY FORGE PA 19482-2600 SC 13G 1 tv0429-bgcgroupincclassa.htm SCHEDULE 13G bgcgroupincclassa

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

Schedule 13G

Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Name of issuer:  BGC Group, Inc. Class A

Title of Class of Securities:  Common Stock

CUSIP Number:  088929104

Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement: December 29, 2023

Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:

☒ Rule 13d-1(b)

☐ Rule 13d-1(c)

☐ Rule 13d-1(d)

*The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person's initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be "filed" for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 ("Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).

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13G

CUSIP No.:  088929104

1.  NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSON

The Vanguard Group - 23-1945930

2.  CHECK THE APPROPRIATE [LINE] IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

A. 

B.  X

3.  SEC USE ONLY

4.  CITIZENSHIP OF PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

Pennsylvania

(For questions 5-8, report the number of shares beneficially owned by each reporting person with:)

5.  SOLE VOTING POWER

0

6.  SHARED VOTING POWER

452,681

7.  SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

36,197,291

8.  SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

845,926

9.  AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

37,043,217

10.  CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES

N/A

11.  PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9

9.58%

12.  TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

IA

 

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

Schedule 13G
Under the Securities Act of 1934

Item 1(a) - Name of Issuer:

BGC Group, Inc. Class A

Item 1(b) - Address of Issuer's Principal Executive Offices:

499 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10022

Item 2(a) - Name of Person Filing:

The Vanguard Group - 23-1945930

Item 2(b) – Address of Principal Business Office or, if none, residence:

100 Vanguard Blvd.
Malvern, PA 19355

Item 2(c) – Citizenship:

Pennsylvania

Item 2(d) - Title of Class of Securities:

Common Stock

Item 2(e) - CUSIP Number

088929104

Item 3 - Type of Filing:

This statement is being filed pursuant to Rule 13d-1.  An investment adviser in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E).

Item 4 - Ownership:

  (a) Amount Beneficially Owned:

  (b) Percent of Class:

 

 

(c)  Number of shares as to which such person has:

(i)  sole power to vote or direct to vote:  

(ii)  shared power to vote or direct to vote:  

(iii)  sole power to dispose of or to direct the disposition of:  

(iv)  shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of:  

Comments:

The responses to questions 5 through 9 and 11 on the cover page(s) are incorporated by reference into this Item 4.  

Item 5 - Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class:

If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date hereof the reporting person has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than 5 percent of the class of securities, check the following ☐

Item 6 - Ownership of More Than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person:

The Vanguard Group, Inc.'s clients, including investment companies registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 and other managed accounts, have the right to receive or the power to direct the receipt of dividends from, or the proceeds from the sale of, the securities reported herein.

No one other person's interest in the securities reported herein is more than 5%.

Item 7 - Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired The Security Being Reported on by the Parent Holding Company:

Not applicable

Item 8 - Identification and Classification of Members of Group:

Not applicable

Item 9 - Notice of Dissolution of Group:

Not applicable

Item 10 - Certification:

By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were acquired and are held in the ordinary course of business and were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect, other than activities solely in connection with a nomination under §240.14a-11.

Signature

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

Date:  February 13, 2024

By /s/ Ashley Grim
Name: Ashley Grim
Title:  Head of Global Fund Administration