BGC Partners' First Quarter 2014 Financial Results Announcement to be Issued Prior to Market Open on Thursday, May 1, 2014

Conference Call Scheduled for the same day at 10:00 a.m. ET

NEW YORK, April 9, 2014 /CNW/ - BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: BGCP) ("BGC Partners," "BGC," or "the Company"), a leading global brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets, today announced that it plans to issue an advisory press release by 8:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, May 1, 2014. This advisory release will notify the public that a full-text financial results press release will be accessible at the any of the following pages:

http://ir.bgcpartners.com (an HTML version with Excel financial tables or PDF)

http://ir.bgcpartners.com/news-releases (an HTML version with Excel financial tables or PDF)

http://www.bgcpartners.com/news-centre/press-releases (PDF only)

The Company will host a conference call on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. ET to discuss these results.

WHO:

BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: BGCP)

WHAT:

First Quarter 2014 financial results conference call

WHEN:

Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. ET

WHERE:

The "Investor Relations" section at http://www.bgcpartners.com

HOW:

Listeners must have a Real Media or Windows Media plug-in and headphones or speakers in order to listen to the webcast or its replay.

An audio replay of the conference call is expected to be accessible at the "Investor Relations" section of http://www.bgcpartners.com within 24 hours of the live call for 365 days following the call. Additionally, call participants may dial in with the following information:

LIVE CALL:


Date - Start Time:

5/01/2014 10:00 AM ET

U.S. Dial In:

1 (800) 708-4539

International Dial In:

(+1) (847) 619-6396

Confirmation Number:

37065290

REPLAY:


Available From – To:

5/01/2014 12:30 PM ET – 5/08/2014 11:59 PM ET

U.S. Dial In:

1 (888) 843-7419

International Dial In:

(+1) (630) 652-3042

Passcode:

37065290

(Note: If clicking on the above links does not open up a new web page, you may need to cut and paste the above urls into your browser's address bar.)

About BGC Partners, Inc.
BGC Partners is a leading global brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets. Products include fixed income securities, interest rate swaps, foreign exchange, equities, equity derivatives, credit derivatives, commercial real estate, commodities, futures, and structured products. BGC also provides a wide range of services, including trade execution, broker-dealer services, clearing, processing, information, and other back-office services to a broad range of financial and non-financial institutions. Through its BGC Trader and BGC Market Data brands, BGC offers financial technology solutions, market data, and analytics related to numerous financial instruments and markets. Through the Newmark Grubb Knight Frank brand, the Company offers a wide range of commercial real estate services including leasing and corporate advisory, investment sales and financial services, consulting, project and development management, and property and facilities management. BGC's customers include many of the world's largest banks, broker-dealers, investment banks, trading firms, hedge funds, governments, corporations, property owners, real estate developers, and investment firms. For more information, please visit www.bgcpartners.com.

BGC, BGC Trader, Grubb & Ellis, Grubb and Newmark are trademarks and service marks of BGC Partners, Inc. and its affiliates. Knight Frank is a service mark of Knight Frank Limited Corp., used with permission.

Discussion of Forward-Looking Statements by BGC Partners
Statements in this document regarding BGC Partners' business that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. Except as required by law, BGC undertakes no obligation to release any revisions to any forward-looking statements. For a discussion of additional risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see BGC's Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including, but not limited to, the risk factors set forth in our public filings, including our most recent Form 10-K and any updates to such risk factors contained in subsequent Form 10-Q or Form 8-K filings.

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SOURCE BGC Partners, Inc.

For further information:

Media: Hannah Sloane, 212-294-7938, Sarah Laufer, 212-915-1008; Investors: Jason Chryssicas, 212-915-1987, Jason McGruder, 212-829-4988

http://www.bgcpartners.com

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