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| FORM 4 |
| UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION |
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP
Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
| ( 1 )Represents gifts of BGC Partners, Inc. Class A common stock, par value $0.01 per share (the "Class A Common Stock"), by the reporting person's personal asset trust to three charitable organizations.|
( 2 )The reporting person's indirect pecuniary interest in 10,996,993 shares of Class A Common Stock following each of such gifts represented herein consists of (i) 2,050,197 shares receivable by CF Group Management, Inc. ("CFGM") pursuant to deferred stock distribution rights provided to certain current and former partners of Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P. ("CFLP") on April 1, 2008 ("April 2008 distribution rights shares") and 160,675 shares receivable by CFGM pursuant to deferred stock distribution rights provided to certain current and former partners of CFLP on February 14, 2012 ("February 2012 distribution rights shares"), (ii) 3,673,331 shares held in various trust, retirement and custodial accounts of the reporting person (consisting of (A) 2,103,600 shares held in a personal asset trust, of which the reporting person is sole trustee, (B) 716,659 shares held by a trust (the "Trust"), for the benefit of the descendants of the reporting person and his immediate
( 3 )(continued from footnote 2) family, of which the reporting person's spouse is one of two trustees and the reporting person has limited powers to remove and replace such trustees, (C) 264,402 shares held in a Keogh retirement account for the reporting person, (D) 538,576 shares held by trust accounts for the benefit of the reporting person and members of his immediate family, (E) 31,507 shares held in other retirement accounts, and (F) 18,587 shares held in custodial accounts for the benefit of certain members of the reporting person's family under the United Gifts to Minors Act); (iii) 1,610,182 shares represented by April 2008 distribution rights shares receivable by the Trust, (iv) 5,548 shares (representing the proportional interest of the spouse of the reporting person in shares owned by LFA LLC ("LFA"), (v) 26,052 shares represented by such spouse's proportional interest in the distribution rights shares receivable by LFA (consisting of 23,780 April 2008 distribution rights shares
( 4 )(continued from footnote 3) and 2,272 February 2012 distribution rights shares), (vi) 600,938 shares held by KBCR Management Partners, LLC ("KBCR"), (vii) 2,335,967 distribution rights shares receivable by KBCR (consisting of 2,048,000 April 2008 distribution rights shares and 287,967 February 2012 distribution rights shares), and (viii) 534,103 shares held in the reporting person's 401(k) account as of August 31, 2019.
( 5 )CFGM is the Managing General Partner of CFLP, and the reporting person is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and also the trustee of an entity that is the sole stockholder of CFGM. KBCR is a non-managing General Partner of CFLP, and the reporting person is the managing member of KBCR. The reporting person is the managing member of LFA. The reporting person disclaims beneficial ownership of all shares held by CFLP, CFGM, KBCR and LFA in excess of his pecuniary interest, if any, and this report shall not be deemed an admission that he is the beneficial owner of, or has pecuniary interest in, any such excess shares for the purposes of Section 16 of the Exchange Act or for any other purpose.
( 6 )The shares of Class A Common Stock held directly by the reporting person consists of (i) 5,033,338 shares held by the reporting person, and (ii) 8,973,721 shares represented by deferred stock receivable by the reporting person (consisting of 7,742,325 April 2008 distribution rights shares and 1,231,396 February 2012 distribution rights shares).
|* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).|
|** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).|