GFI Group, Inc.
| New York Stock Exchange: GFIG
GFI Group, Inc. provides wholesale brokerage, clearing services, electronic execution and trading support products for global financial markets. It provides brokerage and trade execution services, clearing services, market data, trading platform and analytics software products to institutional clients in markets for a range of fixed income, financial, equity and commodity instruments. The company provides execution services for institutional wholesale customers by either matching their trading needs with counterparties having reciprocal interests or directing their orders to an exchange or other trading venue. It also offers customers telephonic and electronic trade execution services, depending on the nature of the products and the needs of the individual markets. The company operates its business through four segments: Americas Brokerage, Europe, the Middle East and Africa Brokerage, Asia Brokerage, Clearing and Backed Trading and All Other. Its brokerage operations are classified into four product categories: Fixed Income, Financial, Equity and Commodity. GFI Group also provides services and products to institutional clients, including investment and commercial banks, corporations, insurance companies and hedge funds. GFI Group was founded by Michael A. Gooch in 1987 and is headquartered in New York, NY