GFI Group announces accelerated Q4 dividend of 5c per share GFI Group announced that the company's Board of Directors has declared an accelerated fourth quarter dividend of 5c per common share. The accelerated dividend will be payable on December 27 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on December 17. This accelerated dividend is intended by the Board to be in lieu of the quarterly dividend the company would have otherwise announced when it issued its fourth quarter and full year earnings in the first quarter of 2013 and that would have been paid in 2013.
GFI Group to delist from NYSE GFI Group (GFIG) announced that it intends to voluntarily delist and deregister its common stock. GFI has no intention to arrange for the listing of and/or registration of the common stock on another securities exchange. The common stock may, however, be quoted in one or more OTC markets, but there can be no assurance that trading in the common stock will continue OTC or otherwise. Approximately 56% of the outstanding shares of GFI common stock are held by BGC Partners or its affiliates (BGCP).