New York and London, June 27, 2016 – BGCPartners, Inc. (NASDAQ: BGCP) (“BGCPartners,” “BGC” or “the Company”), a leading global brokerage companyservicing the financial and real estate markets, today announced that one ofthe leading brokers in the Scandinavian markets Ann Kristina Olsson, known as“Ina”, will be appointed to lead BGC Partners’ Scandinavian swaps and bondsbroking team, pending legal requirements.
Ina will be based in Nyon,Switzerland and will report to Jean-Pierre Aubin, Executive Managing Director,Global Head of Listed Products and General Manager of Continental Europe.
In this role, Ina will beresponsible for managing BGC’s existing Scandinavian swaps and bonds business,as well as for advancing BGC’s strategic expansion into the Scandinavianmarkets. As an advocate of hybrid broking, Ina will make the most of BGC’smarket-leading approach to technology in order to deliver innovation toclients.
Ina formerly served as Head ofScandinavian Products for Gottex Brokers from 2010 to 2016 and previouslyworked at ICAP in London.
Shaun D. Lynn, President of BGC, said: “BGC Partners is a companywhere talent and technology go hand in hand to help us deliver the bestpossible service to our clients. Bringing the best people into the business iscritical to our future, and I’m confident that Ina will be a valuable additionto the team.”
Jean-Pierre Aubin said: “Over the past few years, BGC has strengthenedour position across all markets by recruiting the most talented people, andIna’s addition to the Company fits squarely within this approach. She’s bright, focused and her experiencegives her a unique perspective, which will enable us to further provide addedvalue to our clients.”
Anthony Warner, General Manager of BGC Partners, London said “Inajoins BGC with an impressive track record in markets that are extremelyimportant across the entire Scandinavian product suite. We are delighted thatIna has chosen to join BGC Partners. Her addition to the team will advance ourambitious plans to further grow our hybrid business in this important regionfor BGC.”
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About BGC Partners, Inc.
BGC Partners is a leading globalbrokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets. Throughbrands including BGC, GFI, and RP Martin, the Company’s Financial Servicessegment brokers a broad range of products, including fixed income (rates andcredit), foreign exchange, equities, energy, commodities, and futures. BGCprovides a wide variety of services, including trade execution, broker-dealerservices, clearing, processing, information, and other back-office services toa broad range of financial and non-financial institutions. Through brandsincluding FENICS, BGC Trader, BGC Market Data, Capitalab and Swaptioniser, BGCoffers fully electronic brokerage, financial technology solutions, market data,analytics, and post-trade services related to numerous financial instrumentsand markets. Through Real EstateServices brands including Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, the Company provides alarge assortment of commercial real estate services, including leasing andcorporate advisory, investment sales, real estate finance, consulting, projectmanagement, property management, and facilities management.
BGC’s customers include many of theworld’s largest banks, broker-dealers, investment banks, trading firms, hedgefunds, governments, corporations, property owners, real estate developers, andinvestment firms. BGC’s common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Marketunder the ticker symbol (NASDAQ: BGCP). BGC also has an outstanding bond issuance of Senior Notes due June 15,2042, which trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol (NYSE:BGCA). BGC Partners is led by Chairmanand Chief Executive Officer Howard W. Lutnick. For more information, pleasevisit http://www.bgcpartners.com.
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