NEW YORK – November 16, 2018 – BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: BGCP) ("BGC Partners," "BGC" or  the Company"), a leading global brokerage and financial technology company, today announced that  t has completed the acquisition of Poten & Partners Group, Inc. ("Poten"), a leading ship brokerage,   insulting and business intelligence firm specialising in LNG, tanker and LPG markets. Founded over 80 years ago and with 170 employees worldwide, Poten provides its clients with valuable insight into the international oil, gas and shipping markets.

Kairos, which is owned by Babcock Schulte Energy and will be operated on a time charter basis by a joint venture between Nauticor and Klaipedos nafta, was built by Hyundai Mipo Dockyard starting February this year.



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