BGC Partners, Inc.
BGC Partners, Inc. operates as a global financial intermediary to the financial and real estate markets. Its broad range of financial products include fixed income securities, interest rate swaps, foreign exchange, equities, equity derivatives, credit derivatives, commodities, futures, structured products and other instruments. It also provides various services, including trade execution, broker-dealer services, clearing, processing, information, and other back office services, to the financial and non-financial institutions. The company operates through two segments: Financial Services and Real Estate Services. The Financial Services segment provides financial intermediary services to the financial markets, integrated voice, electronic brokerage and trade execution services in a broad range of products and services, including global fixed income securities, equities, futures, foreign exchange, derivatives and other instruments, including proprietary market data offerings. The Real Estate Services segment includes commercial real estate brokerage, sales and related real estate financial services, consulting, project and development management, and property and facilities management. The company offers financial technology solutions, market data, and analytics regarding financial instruments and markets through its eSpeed, BGC Trader and BGC Market Data brands. BGC Partners was founded on April 1, 2008 and is headquartered in New York, NY.