Global Businesses

Our clients benefit from the experience and expertise of the best in the global financial services industry. We’re proud to include the following group of businesses within our growing international capabilities:

  • BGC Financial, L.P.

    BGC Financial, L.P. (“BGCF”) is a U.S. registered Broker Dealer with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), and is a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) and SIPC (“Securities Investor Corporation”). BGCF is also registered with the National Futures Association (“NFA”) as a Futures Commission Merchant. BGCF is an inter-dealer for Fixed Income Securities, Equities, Option, Derivatives and Futures, and is a member of the BATS Z-Exchange, International Securities Exchange, ISE-Gemini, NASDAQ Stock Market, ELX, NODAL exchange, and NYSE Arca Inc. The Firm’s main office is located at One Seaport Plaza, New York, NY 10038.

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  • BGC Brokers, L.P.

    BGC Brokers, L.P. (“BGCB”) is a Broker Dealer registered with the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”). BGCB is also registered with the NFA as an Introducing Broker. BGCB is authorised and regulated by the FCA. Where a service and/or information is provided by BGC in the United Kingdom, it is transacted or has been approved by BGC Brokers L.P. The investment services displayed on the BGC website are not available to any UK "Retail Client" (as defined by the Financial Conduct Authority). BGC does not deal with or for Retail Clients. The registered office of BGC Brokers L.P. is at One Churchill Place, London, E14 5RD.

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  • RP Martin

    In December 2014 BGC Partners announced its agreement to acquire RP Martin, a leading inter-dealer brokerage firm covering foreign exchange, money markets, fixed income and equity derivative products. RP Martin has a large, diverse customer base encompassing banks and financial institutions as well as local government and other public bodies. RP Martin is headquartered in the UK and has international offices in Amsterdam and Stockholm, both with strong fixed income coverage. The business operates under the Wallich & Matthes brand in the Netherlands and under the RP Martin Stockholm brand in Sweden.

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  • Newmark Knight Frank

    BGC entered the commercial real estate services industry with the acquisition of Newmark Knight Frank in October 2011, and has expanded its real estate offerings through a number of acquisitions and key hires. With more than 100 offices throughout North America, this full-service commercial real estate platform is one of the most powerful solutions in the real estate industry.

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  • GFI

    GFI is a leading intermediary in the global OTC and listed markets offering an array of sophisticated trading technologies and products to a broad range of financial market participants. More than 2,500 institutional clients benefit from GFI's know-how and experience in operating electronic and hybrid markets for cash and derivative products across multiple asset classes, including fixed income, interest rates, foreign exchange, equities, energy and commodities. GFI's brands include Trayport®, a leading provider of trading solutions for energy markets worldwide, and FENICS®, a market leader in FX options software. GFI is majority-owned by, and operates as a division of, BGC Partners, Inc.

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  • Mint Brokers, L.P.

    Mint Brokers (“MNTB”) is a U.S. registered Broker Dealer with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), and is a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) and SIPC (“Securities Investor Corporation”). MNTB is also registered with the National Futures Association (“NFA”) as a Futures Commission Merchant. MNTB provides execution services in fixed income securities to institutional clients. The registered office of Mint Brokers is One Seaport Plaza, New York, NY 10038.

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  • BGC Liquidez

    In June 2009 BGC Partners completed its acquisition of Liquidez, a leading Brazilian inter-dealer broker of foreign exchange derivatives, commodities, credit, equities, and interest rate products. Founded 23 years ago, Liquidez is one of the largest brokers in Brazil, with a long and impressive track record. The company is amongst the top operators by volume on BM&FBOVESPA. The acquisition of Liquidez provides BGC with a significant platform for growth in Brazil and throughout South America. Existing customers of Liquidez now have access to BGC’s sophisticated proprietary technology, extensive range of products and significant liquidity. BGC’s global customers will also now have access to local products on the Brazilian Exchange, For more information please visit http://www.liquidez.com.br/en/

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  • Aurel BGC

    Aurel BGC is a French investment company created from the merger of ETC Pollak and Aurel on October 1, 2008. As an approved intermediary for all investment services with the exception of third party portfolio management and multilateral trading facilities, Aurel BGC brings to its institutional clients valued expertise in execution and research across a wide range of products and supports its clients' investment decisions with extensive and in-depth knowledge in the economic, equities, credit and derivatives fields. ETC Pollak and Aurel were originally acquired by BGC in 2005 and 2006 respectively.

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  • Radix Energy

    BGC acquired the business of Radix Energy, through its new subsidiary BGC Radix Energy L.P. Singapore Branch in March 2008. The acquisition marks an important step in BGC’s expansion through its ability to offer clients voice and electronic brokerage services in the world’s energy markets for the first time, with products including crude oil, naptha, middle distillates, fuel oil and freight swap derivatives. Although based in Singapore, BGC Radix Energy will serve clients on a global basis.

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  • MINT Partners

    MINT Partners, a leading global wholesale brokerage services firm, is a part of BGC Partners following its acquisition in August 2010. Founded in 2004, with headquarters in London, the business is expanding with offices in Dubai, New York and Switzerland. MINT provides deliverable same day, spot and forward contracts to a client base of FTSE listed companies, financial institutions, private equity firms and hedge funds. From its initial focus on the institutional equities market, the firm’s scope has steadily broadened to serving clients across credit, rates, foreign exchange, commodities and energy products.

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  • Freedom International Brokerage

    Established in 1987 by six Canadian investment dealers, Freedom is Canada's largest full-service inter-dealer broker, providing integrated voice and electronic brokerage services to wholesale market participants in Canada and globally. Based in Toronto with representation in New York and London, Freedom has been affiliated with BGC Partners since 2001. Freedom International Brokerage is registered with the Ontario Securities Commission as a Limited Market Dealer, and is an approved inter-dealer broker under the bylaws of the Investment Dealers Association of Canada. Freedom is also a member of the CanPX transparency system, a joint venture of IDA capital market firms and Canadian inter-dealer brokers.

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  • AQUA

    In October 2007, BGC Partners spun off its former eSpeed Equities Direct business to form Aqua, a business owned 51% by Cantor and 49% by BGC Partners, Inc. Aqua’s purpose is to bring new block trading liquidity to the global equities markets. Aqua has been approved by FINRA to operate as an Alternative Trading System and to provide Direct Market Access for institutional block equity buy−side and sell−side firms. For more information please visit http://www.aquaequities.com

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  • ELX Markets

    ELX Markets was conceived to meet the needs of the institutional and dealer marketplace, ELX delivers clearable swaps to LCH, ICE and other swap clearing DCOs. ELX was approved as a “DCM” (Designated Contract Market) in 2009 and self-certified its first swaps contracts on September 30, 2013. More information is available at www.elxmarkets.com

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  • Remate

    Established in 1997, Remate is one of Mexico’s top inter-dealer brokers. BGC closed its acquisition of Remate in May, 2014. Located in Mexico City and New York, Remate has a strong focus on financial instruments available in, or linked to, Mexican Pesos. Its Pesos bonds division brokers Government, Agencies and Corporate fixed, floating and inflation-related bonds, including Repos. Its Derivatives division brokers Interest Rate Swaps, Forward Foreign Exchange and other Peso-related derivatives. In addition, Remate offers customers a Spot Foreign Exchange voice brokerage service.

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  • Perimeter Markets Inc.

    In September of 2016 BGC Partners acquired Perimeter Markets Inc., a registered investment dealer located in Toronto Canada.  Established in 1998, Perimeter operates Canada’s first all-to-all fixed income marketplace.  Perimeter continues to offer its extensive client network market leading electronic trading platforms, experienced personnel and direct anonymous all-to-all liquidity pools. These advantages allow Perimeter to eliminate order and trade market impact as well as enhance trading outcomes for its buy and sell-side institutional clients.  Perimeter Markets Inc. is registered with the Ontario Securities Commission (“OSC”) and regulated by the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (“IIROC”).

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