LONDON, Oct. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Fenics Markets, a subsidiary of 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 David Coombs has joined the Firm as its Global Head of Product Strategy, Electronic & Hybrid Markets, based in London.
David joins from TP ICAP where he was Chief Commercial Officer of eMarkets since July 2017, and previously served as Executive Director of Interest Rate Products at CME and an Interest Rates Swap trader at UBS.
In addition, Anthony Perrotta joins Fenics Markets as Head of Americas Product Strategy, Electronic and Hybrid Markets, reporting to David Coombs. Anthony, a thought leader in market structure and electronic trading, most recently served as CEO of TABB Group.
Mr. Dean Berry, Executive Managing Director, and Global Head of Electronic & Hybrid Markets, commented: "Product Strategy is the commercial driver of electronic revenue generation and the hiring of David and Anthony affirms our commitment to acquire top talent and deliver cutting edge market products to our clients."
About BGC Partners, Inc.
BGC Partners is a leading global brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets. BGC's Financial Services offerings include fixed income securities, interest rate swaps, foreign exchange, equities, equity derivatives, credit derivatives, commodities, futures, and structured products. BGC's Financial Services customers include many of the world's largest banks, broker-dealers, investment banks, trading firms, hedge funds, governments, corporations, and investment firms. BGC, BGC Trader, GFI, Fenics, Fenics Market Data, Capitalab, and Lucera are trademarks/service marks and/or registered trademarks/service marks of BGC Partners, Inc. and/or its affiliates. BGC's common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol (NASDAQ: BGCP). BGC offers Real Estate Services through its publicly traded subsidiary Newmark Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NMRK). BGC Partners is led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Howard W. Lutnick. For more information, please visit http://www.bgcpartners.com. You can also follow BGC at https://twitter.com/bgcpartners, https://www.linkedin.com/company/bgc-partners, and/or http://ir.bgcpartners.com.
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