Michael Morris joins BGC Partners as Head of Sales for FENICS Market Data for the Americas

BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP) a leading global brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets, announced today that Michael “Mike” Morris will join FENICS Market Data as Head of Sales for the Americas. He will be based in New York and will report to Elliott Hann, Global Head of Sales at FENICS Market Data.

Mike Morris joins BGC from Bloomberg L.P. in New York where he was Global Head of Data Acquisition since 2012, and has led Data Acquisition Sales in various capacities since January 2006.

“We are delighted to welcome Mike to the team. He brings to BGC Partners a wealth of industry knowledge and leadership from his 20 years with Bloomberg,” said Elliott Hann.  “Mike’s experience of working with a global vendor will be invaluable, as the FENICS Market Data business continues to grow and expand into new asset classes and market segments.”

“The FENICS Market Data business continues to go from strength to strength. The increased investment in staff and technology helps us attract top industry talent, exemplified by professionals like Mike,” added Richard Brunt, Managing Director, FENICS.

FENICS Market Data is a leading provider of real-time, executable, indicative, end-of-day and historical OTC market data.

BGC data is sourced directly from the voice and electronic trading venues, and pricing analytics of the global brokerage operations of BGC partners including GFI, MINT, RP Martin, Freedom, Remate and BGC Liquidez, providing a comprehensive solution for independent and verifiable OTC pricing.

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