NEW YORK, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: BGCP) ("the Company" or "BGC"), a leading global brokerage company servicing the wholesale financial and real estate markets, today announced that it has completed its previously announced intended acquisition of Remate Lince, S.A.P.I. de C.V. ("Remate"), one of Mexico's leading inter-dealer brokers.
About Remate Lince, S.A.P.I. de C.V. Established in 1997, Remate is one of Mexico's top inter-dealer brokers. Located in Mexico City and New York, Remate has a strong focus on financial instruments available in, or linked to, Mexican Pesos. Its Pesos bonds division brokers Government, Agencies and Corporate fixed, floating and inflation-related bonds, including Repos. Its Derivatives division brokers Interest Rate Swaps, Forward Foreign Exchange and other Peso-related derivatives. In addition, Remate offers customers a Spot Foreign Exchange voice brokerage service. 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 select financial instruments and markets. Through the NGKF 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.