NEW YORK, May 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: BGCP) ("BGC Partners," "BGC," or the "Company"), a leading global brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets, today announced that it plans to hold its 2016 Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. ET at the Company's executive offices in New York City. The meeting will include a brief discussion of BGC's business by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Howard W. Lutnick.
Space for the annual meeting is limited. Therefore, admission will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Each stockholder will need to present a valid government issued photo identification (driver's license or passport) plus one of the following to gain admittance:
- Proof of stock ownership by way of a Stockholder's Annual Meeting Proxy Card or a copy thereof; or
- Beneficial stockholders (individuals who have shares held through a broker, bank, trustee or other nominee) will need to bring proof of such beneficial ownership as of April 25, 2016, the record date, such as their most recent account statement reflecting stock ownership prior to April 25, 2016, copy of the voting instruction card provided by their broker, bank, trustee or other nominee or similar evidence of stock ownership.
A live audio webcast of the event will start at approximately 10:00 a.m. ET and is expected to last approximately one hour. It will also be available via the following site:
The webcast archive will be available for 365 days, beginning June 22, 2016.
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About BGC Partners, Inc.
BGC Partners is a leading global brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets. Through brands including BGC, GFI, and RP Martin, the Company's Financial Services segment brokers a broad range of products, including fixed income (rates and credit), foreign exchange, equities, energy, commodities, and futures. BGC provides a wide variety 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. Through brands including FENICS, BGC Trader, BGC Market Data, Capitalab, and Swaptioniser, BGC offers fully electronic brokerage, financial technology solutions, market data, analytics, and post-trade services related to numerous financial instruments and markets. Through Real Estate Services brands including Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, the Company provides a large assortment of commercial real estate services, including leasing and corporate advisory, investment sales, real estate finance, consulting, project management, property management, and facilities management.
BGC's customers include many of the world's largest banks, broker-dealers, investment banks, trading firms, hedge funds, governments, corporations, property owners, real estate developers, and investment firms. BGC's common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol (NASDAQ: BGCP). BGC also has an outstanding bond issuance of Senior Notes due June 15, 2042, which trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol (NYSE: BGCA). BGC Partners is led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Howard W. Lutnick. For more information, please visit http://www.bgcpartners.com.
BGC, BGC Trader, GFI, FENICS, FENICS.COM, RP Martin, Capitalab, Swaptioniser, Newmark, Grubb & Ellis, and Grubb are trademarks, registered trademarks and/or service marks of BGC Partners, Inc. and/or its affiliates. Knight Frank is a service mark of Knight Frank (Nominees) Limited.
Discussion of Forward-Looking Statements about BGC Partners
Statements in this document regarding BGC's businesses that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. Except as required by law, BGC undertakes no obligation to release any revisions to any forward-looking statements. 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's Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including, but not limited to, the risk factors set forth in its public filings, including the most recent Form 10-K and any updates to such risk factors contained in subsequent Forms 10-Q or Forms 8-K.
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