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|Item 8.01.|| |
Press Release Regarding Commencement of Tender Offer
On August 5, 2020, BGC Partners, Inc. (the “Registrant,” “BGC Partners,” or “BGC”) issued a press release announcing that it had commenced a cash tender offer (the “Offer”) to purchase any and all of BGC’s outstanding $300 million aggregate principal amount of 5.125% Senior Notes due 2021 (CUSIP Numbers: 05541T AH4 / 05541T AG6). The Offer is being conducted on the terms and conditions set forth in an offer to purchase dated August 5, 2020. The Offer will expire at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on August 11, 2020, unless extended or earlier terminated by BGC.
A copy of this press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K.
Discussion of Forward-Looking Statements About BGC Partners
Statements in this report and in the attached press release regarding BGC that are not historical facts are “forward-looking statements” that involve risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements. These include statements about the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Company’s business, results, financial position, liquidity and outlook, which may constitute forward-looking statements and are subject to the risk that the actual impact may differ, possibly materially, from what is currently expected. Except as required by law, BGC undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements. For a discussion of additional risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see BGC’s Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including, but not limited to, the risk factors and Special Note on Forward-Looking Information set forth in these filings and any updates to such risk factors and Special Note on Forward-Looking Information contained in subsequent reports on Form 10-K, Form 10-Q or Form 8-K.
|Item 9.01.|| |
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The exhibit index set forth below is incorporated by reference in response to this Item 9.01.
|99.1||BGC Partners, Inc. press release dated August 5, 2020|
|104||The cover page from this Current Report on Form 8-K formatted in Inline XBRL|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report on Form 8-K to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|BGC Partners, Inc.|
|Date: August 5, 2020||By:|
|Name:||Howard W. Lutnick|
|Title:||Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer|
[Signature page to Form 8-K, dated August 5, 2020, regarding press release announcing the commencement of BGC’s tender offer.]