GFI Group, Inc.

GFI Group, Inc.

GFI Group, Inc.

Date Founded



55 Water Street, New York, NY, 10041, USA

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)

1,001 - 5,000


Investment Banking & Brokerage
Accounting & Financial Services

Company Description

GFI Group, Inc. engages in the provision of wholesale market brokerage services. It offers electronic market for forex, credit, interest rate, energy, and commodity instruments. The company was founded by Michael Gooch in 1987 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Technology Officer

Global Head-FENICS Analytics & Data Sales

Senior Managing Director & Head-eCommerce

Managing Director-Head of Asia

Managing Director Head of Americas Broking

Head of e-Trading

Head of eCommerce, EMEA

Head of eCommerce & Hybrid Execution Asia Pacific

Chief Operating Officer Americas, EMEA, Asia-PAC

Board of Directors

Chief Executive Officer at BGC Partners, Inc.

Chief Legal Officer at Newmark & Company Real Estate, Inc.

Founder & Chief Investment Officer at Snow Asset Management LLC

Co-Founder at BGC Partners LP

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Recent Transactions
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GFI Group, Inc., BGC Partners, Inc. purchase MICROmega Securities (Pty) Ltd. from Sebata Holdings Ltd.

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R.J. O'Brien & Associates LLC, R.J. O'Brien (Europe) Ltd. purchase RJ O'Brien Ltd. /UK from GFI Group, Inc.

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BGC Partners, Inc. purchases GFI Group, Inc.

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Advisors & Consultants
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Partner at Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Legal Advisor

Chair, Venture Capital Practice Group at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP


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