BGC Partners Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results Announcement to be Made Prior to Market Open on Thursday, October 27, 2011

Conference Call Scheduled for Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. ET

Sep 12, 2011, 06:30 ET from BGC Partners, Inc.

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: BGCP), a leading global brokerage company servicing the wholesale financial markets, today announced that it plans to issue an advisory press release by 8:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, October 27, 2011.  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 third quarter 2011 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:

http://www.bgcpartners.com/ir (an HTML version with Excel financial tables or PDF)

http://www.bgcpartners.com/ir-news (an HTML version with Excel financial tables or PDF)

http://www.bgcpartners.com/news-centre/press-releases (PDF only)

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The Company will host a conference call on Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. ET to discuss these results.  

WHO:

BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:  BGCP)

WHAT:

Third Quarter 2011 financial results conference call

WHEN:

Thursday, October 27, at 10:00 a.m. ET

WHERE:

The "Investor Relations" section at http://www.bgcpartners.com

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:

LIVE CALL:  


Date - Start Time:

10/27/2011 10:00 AM Eastern Time

U.S. Dial In:

888-679-8018

International Dial In:

617-213-4845

Participant Passcode:

27108980

Pre Registration:

https://www.theconferencingservice.com/prereg/key.process?key=P8R48T66Y  



REPLAY:


Available From – To:

10/27/2011 12:00 PM 11/03/2011 11:59 PM

U.S. Dial In:

888-286-8010

International Dial In:

617-801-6888

Passcode:

99335960



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About BGC Partners, Inc.

BGC Partners is a leading global brokerage company servicing 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 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's 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, hybrid, or where available, fully electronic brokerage services in connection with transactions executed either OTC or through an exchange. Through its eSpeed, BGC Trader, and BGC Market Data brands, the Company offers financial technology solutions, market data, and analytics related to select financial instruments and markets.  BGC's customers include many of the world's largest banks, broker-dealers, investment banks, trading firms, hedge funds, governments and investment firms. Named after fixed income trading innovator B. Gerald Cantor, BGC has offices in 24 cities, located in New York and London, as well as in Aspen, Beijing, Chicago, Copenhagen, Dubai, Garden City, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Johannesburg, Mexico City, Moscow, Nyon, Paris, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Sarasota, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, and West Palm Beach.

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 most recent 10-K and any updates to such risk factors contained in subsequent 10-Q or 8-K filings.

SOURCE BGC Partners, Inc.