Revised Group Rating Methodology Applied To North American Independent Brokers And Asset Managers May 12
- Language: English
- Published: May 2012
- Region: North America, United States
Cantor's capitalization supports the current rating, but its capital management has become more aggressive. We are affirming our ratings on Cantor Fitzgerald L.P. and its subsidiary, BGC Partners Inc. Cantor's partner capital has eroded since we first assigned ratings. NEW YORK (Standard & Poor's) July 26, 2011--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said today that it affirmed its 'BBB' long-term counterparty credit rating on Cantor Fitzgerald L.P., and its 'BBB-' long-term counterparty credit rating on BGC Partners Inc. The outlook is stable. At the same time, we assigned our 'BBB-' senior unsecured debt rating to BGC's $125 million senior unsecured convertible debt due 2016. "Although financial results have remained relatively stable and we still believe that the firm's capitalization supports the...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Cantor Fitzgerald L.P.,BGC Partners Inc.
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Cantor Fitzgerald L.P.,BGC Partners Inc.