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.
BGC Partners extends tender offer to acquire GFI Group BGC Partners (BGCP) announced that it has extended the expiration date of its tender offer to acquire all of the outstanding shares of GFI Group (GFIG) it does not currently own for $5.25 per share in cash. The tender offer is now scheduled to expire at 5:00 pm New York City time on December 9, unless extended.