On April 1, 2008, eSpeed merged with BGC to form BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: BGCP).
BGC offers eSpeed proprietary financial services, hardware, software and trading technology designed to provide its customers with a complete trading solution. BGC is a leader in developing and deploying electronic marketplaces and related trading technology that offers traders access to the most liquid, efficient and neutral financial markets in the world. The eSpeed platform operates multiple buyer, multiple seller real-time electronic marketplaces for the global capital markets, including the world's largest government bond markets and other fixed income and foreign exchange marketplaces. BGC’s suite of marketplace tools provides end-to-end transaction solutions for the purchase and sale of financial products over its global private network, powered by the eSpeed platform, or via the Internet. BGC's neutral eSpeed platform, reliable network, straight-through processing and superior products make it the trusted source for electronic trading at the world's largest fixed income and foreign exchange trading firms and major exchanges.
For further information about eSpeed's technology and services please contact:
Scott Arnold + 1 212 915 1515
BGC Sales +1 212 915 1500
Mark Cowper +44 207 894 8025
Angus Pearson +44 207 894 8828
Stephanie Staropoli +44 207 894 8750
Byong Chan Kim +81 3 4589 9197
Gary Vann +44 207 894 7091