NEW YORK, March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: BGCP), a leading global brokerage company primarily servicing the wholesale financial markets, today announced that it plans to issue an advisory press release by 8:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, May 3, 2012. This advisory release will notify the public that a complete and full-text financial results press release has become accessible at the "Investor Relations" section of http://www.bgcpartners.com. The complete first quarter 2012 financial results release is also expected to be available on that date by 8:00 a.m. ET directly at any of the following web pages:
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About BGC Partners:
BGC Partners, Inc. is a leading global brokerage company primarily servicing the wholesale financial markets with approximately 220 products brokered by over 2100 brokers and salespeople. Products include fixed income securities, interest rate swaps, foreign exchange, equities, equity derivatives, credit derivatives, commercial real estate, commodities, futures, and structured products. BGC's technology helps customers, including many of the world's largest banks, broker-dealers, investment banks, trading firms, hedge funds, governments and investment firms, determine the value of a transaction through optimal pricing that reflects the market environment. Trades, conducted OTC or on exchange, are executed through BGC's voice, hybrid, or fully electronic brokerage services. BGC also offers financial technology solutions, market data, and analytics regarding financial instruments and markets through its eSpeed, BGC Trader, and BGC Market Data brands, and provides clearing, processing, and other back-office services. Named after fixed income trading innovator B. Gerald Cantor, BGC has offices in New York, London and over 35 other major financial centers around the world. For more information, please visit www.bgcpartners.com.
Discussion of Forward-Looking Statements by BGC Partners:
Statements in this press release 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, including our most recent Form 10-K and any updates to such risk factors contained in subsequent Form 10-Q or Form 8-K filings.