BGC PARTNERS’ SECOND QUARTER 2018 FINANCIAL RESULTS ANNOUNCEMENT TO BE ISSUED PRIOR TO MARKET OPEN ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 2, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – July 16, 2018 – BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: BGCP) (“BGC”), a leading global brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets, today announced the details regarding its second quarter 2018 financial results conference call. This call will take place on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. ET

BGC’s publicly traded subsidiary, Newmark Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NMRK) (“Newmark”), separately announced the details regarding its second quarter 2018 financial results press release and conference call. Newmark’s call will take place at 11:00 a.m. ET on August 2, 2018. Further details regarding Newmark’s second quarter results call and release can be found at http://ir.ngkf.com.

BGC plans to issue an advisory press release regarding the availability of its consolidated quarterly financial results by 8:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, August 2, 2018. BGC’s advisory release will notify the public that a full-text financial results press release will be accessible at any of the following pages:

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

BGC will host a conference call on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. ET to discuss its results.

WHO:             BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:  BGCP)

WHAT:          Second Quarter 2018 financial results conference call

WHEN:          Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. ET

WHERE:       http://ir.bgcpartners.com

HOW:             A list of minimum system requirements can be found here:

http://event.on24.com/view/help/index.html?text_language_id=en&fh=true&ngwebcast=true

A webcast replay of the conference call is expected to be accessible at http://ir.bgcpartners.com within 24 hours of the live call and will be available for 365 days following the call. Additionally, call participants may dial in with the following information:

LIVE CALL: 

Date – Start Time:                   8/2/2018 at 10.00 a.m. ET

U.S. Dial In:                            1-844-309-0609

International Dial In:             1-574-990-9937

Passcode:                               806-5746

REPLAY:

Available From – To:             8/2/2018 1:00 p.m. ET – 8/9/2018 1:00 p.m. ET

U.S. Dial In:                            1-855-859-2056

International Dial In:              1-404-537-3406

Passcode:                                806-5746

(Note: If clicking on the above links does not open up a new web page, you may need to cut and paste the above urls into your browser’s address bar.)


About BGC Partners, Inc.

BGC Partners is a leading global brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets. BGC owns GFI Group Inc., a leading intermediary and provider of trading technologies and support services to the global OTC and listed markets. BGC’s Financial Services offerings include fixed income securities, interest rate swaps, foreign exchange, equities, equity derivatives, credit derivatives, commodities, futures, and structured products. BGC provides a wide range of services, including trade execution, broker-dealer services, clearing, trade compression, post trade, information, and other services to a broad range of financial and non-financial institutions. Through brands including FENICS, BGC Trader, Capitalab, Lucera, and FENICS Market Data, BGC offers financial technology solutions, market data, and analytics related to numerous financial instruments and markets. BGC, BGC Trader, GFI, FENICS, FENICS Market Data, Capitalab, and Lucera are trademarks/service marks and/or registered trademarks/service marks of BGC Partners, Inc. and/or its affiliates.

BGC offers Real Estate Services through its publicly traded subsidiary Newmark Group, Inc. Investor/owner services and products offered through Newmark Group, Inc.’s subsidiaries include capital markets (including investment sales), agency leasing, property management, valuation and advisory, diligence and underwriting. Under the Newmark Knight Frank and Berkeley Point Capital names, Newmark Group, Inc.’s subsidiaries also offer government sponsored enterprise lending, loan servicing, debt and structured finance and loan sales. Newmark Group, Inc.’s occupier services and products include tenant representation, global corporate services, real estate management technology systems, workplace and occupancy strategy, consulting, project management, lease administration and facilities management. Newmark’s Class A common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol (NASDAQ: NMRK).  Newmark and Berkeley Point are trademarks/service marks and/or registered trademarks/service marks of Newmark Group, Inc. and/or its affiliates. Knight Frank is a service mark of Knight Frank (Nominees) Limited.

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 Class A 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. You can also follow BGC at https://twitter.com/bgcpartners and/or https://www.linkedin.com/company/bgc-partners.

Discussion of Forward-Looking Statements about BGC Partners and Newmark

Statements in this document regarding BGC and Newmark that are not historical facts are “forward-looking statements” that involve risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements. Except as required by law, BGC and Newmark undertake no obligation to update 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 and Newmark’s Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including, but not limited to, the risk factors set forth in these filings and any updates to such risk factors contained in subsequent Forms 10-K, Forms 10-Q or Forms 8-K.

Media Contact:

Karen Laureano-Rikardsen

+1 212-829-4975

Investor Contacts:

Ujjal Basu Roy (BGC) or Jason McGruder (BGC and Newmark)

+1 212-610-2426