BGC Partners, Inc.

499 Park Avenue,
New York, New York 10022
United States,
(212) 610-2200
www.bgcpartners.com

BGC Partners is a global brokerage company primarily servicing the wholesale 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.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (1.6/yr) # 7 1 1 2 2 2 15
vol $875M $875M
Sell (0.4/yr) # - 1 - 1 - - 2
vol $1.2B $650M $1.9B
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Largest Berkeley Point Financial LLC
$875M (2017-07-18)
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Largest eSpeed
$1.2B (2013-07-03)

According to our data here at Mergr, BGC Partners has acquired 15 companies, including 8 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 2 assets.

BGC Partners’ largest acquisition to date was in 2017, when it acquired Berkeley Point Financial for $875M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2013, when it sold eSpeed to Nasdaq for $1.2B. BGC Partners has acquired in 3 different US states, and 6 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include financial services (40%) and business services (27%).

When analyzing the financial services sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 524 financial services companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 20 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 3 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic financial services acquirer over the past 3 years is AFH Financial Group, with 11 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the financial services sector over the past 3 years is Stone Point Capital LLC with 5 platform acquisitions.

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