BGC Partners News

Ed Broking Launches E-Trading Platform Called ‘TradEd’ in Bermuda

Ed Broking, the London-based reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, announced the external launch of its TradEd portals for carriers and clients in Bermuda. TradEd, the e-trading platform that is used in-house by BGC insurance companies* globally, is now available to …

BGC Insurance’s Aerospace Broker Rebrands as ‘Piiq Risk’ with Spate of Key Hires

BGC Insurance Group (BGCI), a global broker and division of BGC Partners Inc., announced it has rebranded its global aerospace re/insurance brokerage as Piiq Risk Partners. Since the division was launched during the second half of 2019, it has been …

BGC Partners Completes Acquisition of UK’s Ed Broking Group

BGC Partners, Inc., a global brokerage and financial technology company, announced it has completed the acquisition of Ed Broking Group Ltd., the London-based independent Lloyd’s broker. BGC acquired 100 percent of Ed, which includes broking operations under the Ed brand …

Draycott Named CEO of Ed Broking in Preparation for BGC Partners’ Purchase

Ed, the global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, today announced the appointment of Andrew Draycott as CEO-designate of Ed Broking in London. His appointment is subject to regulatory approvals and he will take up his role once the acquisition of …

UK’s Ed Broking to Be Acquired by BGC Partners

Ed, the London-based reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, announced that it would be acquired by a subsidiary of BGC Partners, Inc (BGC), a global brokerage and financial technology company. Financial details of the deal, which is subject to a number …

BGC Partners Buys Lloyd’s Broker Besso Insurance

BGC Partners Inc., a London and New York-based broker serving the financial and real estate markets, announced it has completed the acquisition of Besso Insurance Group Ltd., an independent Lloyd’s of London insurance broker specializing in property, casualty, marine, aviation, …