BGC Partners

BGC Partners, Inc. provides a wide range of services, including trade execution, broker-dealer services, clearing, processing, information and other back office services. The Company offers its customers access to financial products within fixed income securities, interest rate swaps, foreign exchange, equities, equity derivatives, credit derivatives, commercial real estate, commodities, futures and structured products. The Company's customers include banks, broker-dealers, investment banks, trading firms, hedge funds, governments, corporations, property owners, real estate developers, and investment firms.

Company Growth (employees)
New York, US
Size (employees)
8,091 (est)
BGC Partners was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in New York, US

BGC Partners Office Locations

BGC Partners has offices in New York, London, Haidian, Houston and in 23 other locations
New York, US (HQ)
499 Park Ave
Singapore, SG
1 Temasek Ave
Sugar Land, US
240 2277 Plaza Dr
Juno Beach, US
504c 790 Juno Ocean Walk
Hong Kong, HK
Two International Finance Centre 8 Finance St
Nyon, CH
4 Avenue Alfred Cortot
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BGC Partners Data and Metrics

BGC Partners Financial Metrics

BGC Partners's revenue was reported to be $2.6 b in FY, 2016

Net income (Q1, 2017)

22.1 m

Market capitalization (21-Sep-2017)

6.1 b

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

502 m
BGC Partners's current market capitalization is $6.1 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


2.5 b1.8 b2.6 b2.6 b

Revenue growth, %


Sales and marketing expense

2 b

General and administrative expense

199.8 m
USDQ2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

41.2 m95.8 m16.3 m36.9 m111.1 m22.1 m
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016


461.2 m502 m


811.8 m863.7 m

Total Assets

4 b3.5 b

Total Liabilities

2.3 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

173.8 m(3.8 m)268.3 m128 m

Cash From Operating Activities

328.5 m(68.6 m)212.9 m(24 m)

Purchases of PP&E

(173.1 m)(162.3 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(99.3 m)333.8 m
USDQ2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

41.2 m95.8 m16.3 m36.9 m111.1 m22.1 m

Cash From Operating Activities

(6.7 m)126.6 m(202.1 m)(479.2 m)(248 m)109.1 m

Purchases of PP&E

(155.5 m)(170.8 m)(112.3 m)(113.2 m)(119.2 m)(63.3 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(183.7 m)(215.5 m)324.8 m348.9 m375.1 m(70.7 m)
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BGC Partners Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Internet Customers

2 k2 k2 k




16.5 k
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BGC Partners Median Salaries

Source: 44 public H-1B filings from BGC Partners

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BGC Partners News and Updates

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