BGC Partners Inc (BGCA.N)
19 Dec 2014
|Market Cap (Mil.):||$1,918.92|
|Shares Outstanding (Mil.):||219.56|
LONDON - U.S. brokerage BGC Partners has agreed to buy London rival RP Martin, the latest step towards consolidation of an industry under pressure from tough new rules for its traditional banking clients, low volatility and rock-bottom interest rates.
* More deals seen in tough market (Adds details on RP Martin's Libor fine)
LONDON, Dec 15 - U.S. interdealer broker BGC Partners has struck a deal to buy the UK assets of rival RP Martin, BGC Partners said in a statement on Monday.
Dec 2 - Futures market operator CME Group Inc raised its agreed-upon offer for derivatives broker GFI Group Inc to $5.25 per share from $4.55, matching inter-dealer broker BGC Partners Inc's hostile bid for GFI in October.
Oct 31 - The following financial services industry appointments were announced on Friday. To inform us of other job changes, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct 31 - Interdealer broker BGC Partners Inc said it appointed James Cawley as chief executive officer of its swap execution facility subsidiary, BGC Derivative Markets, L.P.
(Adds Hartford Funds, Boston Private Bank & Trust Co, BNY Mellon; updates Deutsche Bank)
Oct 29 - Interdealer broker BGC Partners Inc said it appointed Phil Cramp as head of credit, repo and EGBs in London.
- Interdealer broker BGC Partners Inc went ahead with the formal launch of its hostile $675 million bid for rival GFI Group Inc on Wednesday after talks between the two companies reached a deadlock.
* BGC commences all-cash tender offer of $5.25 a share for GFI
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