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|Item 8.01.|| |
On September 9, 2020, BGC Partners, Inc. (the “Registrant,” “BGC Partners” or “BGC”) issued a press release announcing an offer to exchange up to $300 million aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 4.375% Senior Notes due 2025 for an equivalent amount of 4.375% Senior Notes due 2025 registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is hereby incorporated by reference herein.
Discussion of Forward-Looking Statements About BGC Partners
Statements in this document and 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 BGC’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 September 9, 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: September 9, 2020||By:|
|Name:||Howard W. Lutnick|
|Title:||Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer|
[Signature page to BGC Partners, Inc. 8-K regarding the
Exchange Offer for its 4.375% Senior Notes due 2025]