BGC Partners, Inc. (BGC) is a global brokerage company primarily servicing the wholesale financial markets, specializing in the brokering of a range of products, including fixed income securities, interest rate swaps, foreign exchange, equities, equity derivatives, credit derivatives, commercial real estate, property derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. It also provides a range of services, including trade execution, broker-dealer services, clearing, processing, information, property and facilities management, and other back-office services to a range of financial and non-financial institutions. In February 2013, BGC Brokers L.P., acquired the business and certain assets of Sterling International Brokers Limited. In May 2014, the Company acquired Mexican Inter-Dealer Broker Remate Lince, S.A.P.I. de C.V.