Levi & Korsinsky is investigating potential claims of breaches of fiduciary duty against the board of directors of BGC Partners, Inc. (“BGCP” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: BGCP). The investigation concerns whether the Company’s controlling shareholder, Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P., and members of the Board of Directors of BGCP breached their fiduciary duties to minority shareholders by agreeing to a series of transactions that unduly benefited Cantor Fitzgerald and Howard W. Lutnick, the CEO of both BGCP and Cantor Fitzgerald.

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In 2008, the Board of BGCP approved an issuance of notes to Cantor Fitzgerald at an unfairly low interest rate and with the option to convert to stock, which ultimately increased BGCP’s outstanding shares by nearly 40% and substantially diluted current minority shareholders’ stake. BGCP also conducted an equity offering at its own expense and to the sole benefit of Cantor Fitzgerald. Lastly, BGCP amended Howard W. Lutnick’s change-in-control agreement to dramatically increase the cash windfall he would gain in the event he and Cantor Fitzgerald, as controlling shareholders, decided to sell BGCP.

If you own BGCP stock and wish to obtain additional information about the investigation and your legal rights, please contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at jlevi@zlk.com or by telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972, or visit http://www.zlk.com.

Levi & Korsinsky is a national firm with offices in New York and Washington D.C. The firm has extensive expertise in prosecuting securities litigation involving financial fraud, representing investors throughout the nation in securities and shareholder lawsuits. The attorneys at Levi & Korsinsky have been appointed by numerous courts throughout the country to serve as lead counsel on behalf of shareholders in major securities lawsuits and have successfully recovered multimillion-dollar damages awards on behalf of investors. For more information, please feel free to contact any of the attorneys listed below. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.

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