BGC Partners, Inc. is a brokerage and financial technology company servicing the financial markets. It specializes in the brokerage of a range of products, including fixed income, such as government bonds, corporate bonds and other debt instruments, as well as related interest rate derivatives and credit derivatives through its financial service brands, including BGC, GFI, Sunrise Brokers, Besso, Ed Broking, Poten & Partners, RP Martin, Fenics, Corant, and Corant Global. It also brokers products across foreign exchange (FX), equity derivatives and cash equities, energy and commodities, shipping, insurance, and futures and options. Its businesses also provide a variety of services, including trade execution, brokerage services, clearing, compression and other post-trade services, information, and other back-office services to an assortment of financial and non-financial institutions. Its customers include banks, broker-dealers, investment banks, trading firms and many others.