SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
LUTNICK HOWARD W

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O BGC PARTNERS, INC.
499 PARK AVENUE

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10022

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
BGC Partners, Inc. [ BGCP ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director X 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chairman and CEO
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
03/31/2021
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
BGC Holdings Exchangeable Limited Partnership Interests(1) (2) 03/31/2021 A(1) 2,768,060(3) (2) (2) Class A or Class B Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share(2) 2,768,060(2) (3) 55,131,024(4) I See footnote(5)
Explanation of Responses:
1. On March 31, 2021, Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P. ("CFLP") purchased from BGC Holdings, L.P. ("BGC Holdings") an aggregate of 2,768,060 exchangeable limited partnership interests in BGC Holdings (the "Interests") in a transaction exempt pursuant to Rule 16b-3 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, in accordance with the Second Amended and Restated Agreement of Limited Partnership of BGC Holdings, as amended and restated as of December 13, 2017 (as further amended from time to time, the "BGC Holdings Agreement").
2. The exchange rights with respect to the Interests are exercisable at any time for shares of Class B Common Stock (or, at CFLP's option, shares of Class A Common Stock) on a one-for-one basis (subject to adjustment). The shares of Class B Common Stock are convertible at any time on a one-for-one basis (subject to adjustment) into shares of Class A Common Stock.
3. Includes 1,149,684 Interests purchased from BGC Holdings pursuant to Sections 12.02 and 12.03 of the BGC Holdings Agreement as a result of the redemption of 1,149,684 non-exchangeable founding partner units for an aggregate consideration of $2,104,433, and 1,618,376 Interests purchased from BGC Holdings pursuant to Section 8.08 of the BGC Holdings Agreement for an aggregate consideration of $3,040,411 as a result of the exchange of 1,618,376 non-exchangeable founding partner units.
4. Includes Interests that may have to be exchanged for an aggregate of 15,756,625 shares of Class A Common Stock to satisfy CFLP's deferred share distribution obligations pursuant to rights provided to certain current and former partners of CFLP on April 1, 2008 and February 14, 2012.
5. CF Group Management, Inc. ("CFGM") is the managing general partner of CFLP, and the reporting person is the Chief Executive Officer and sole stockholder of CFGM. The reporting person disclaims beneficial ownership of all such securities in excess of his pecuniary interest, if any, and this report shall not be deemed an admission that he is the beneficial owner of, or has pecuniary interest in, any such excess securities for purposes of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or for any other purpose.
/s/ Howard W. Lutnick 04/02/2021
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