Cantor Fitzgerald And Its Subsidiaries Raise Over $6 Million On Fourth Annual Charity Day

NEW YORK, NY & LONDON, UK – September 16, 2005 – Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P., a leading financial services provider to the institutional equity and fixed income markets, and its subsidiaries announced today that over $6 million was raised on its Fourth Annual Charity Day held on Monday, September 12, 2005. [br] [br] This year’s charity proceeds will be donated to benefit those families who lost loved ones due to Hurricane Katrina, families of people lost on September 11, 2001, leukemia and cancer research, as well as a variety of other charities. [br] [br] Howard W. Lutnick, Chairman and CEO of Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P., said, “Our Fourth Annual Charity Day was a resounding success. We are honored and proud to have customers and employees who so generously supported our relief efforts this year. I would like to thank all of our customers and employees for their tremendous generosity and continued support.” [br] [br] Edie Lutnick, Executive Director of The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund, added, “It is extremely gratifying to see how one day of trading can do so much good for so many people. The customers and employees of Cantor Fitzgerald, eSpeed and BGC have been so generous and supportive of our efforts. We are grateful for their continued support and contributions.” [br] [br] Soon after September 11, 2001, Cantor Fitzgerald stated it would distribute 25% of the firm’s profits that would otherwise be distributed to partners for five years and provide ten years of healthcare for the benefit of the families and loved ones of its 658 Cantor Fitzgerald, eSpeed and TradeSpark employees lost on September 11, 2001. To date, the Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund has raised and distributed over $160 million. [br] [br] For more information about The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund, please visit www.cantorrelief.org. To make a donation, please send checks to The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund, 110 East 59th Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10022; Att: Katrina Relief or call 1-866-339-0946. [br] [br] About The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund [br] [br] The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund was established on September 14, 2001, as a result of the tragedy at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. The goal of the fund is to provide direct aid and support to victims of terrorism, disasters or emergencies. 100% of the money donated to the Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund is disbursed directly to the families and loved ones. Since its establishment, Cantor Fitzgerald and the Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund have provided over $160 million in financial support for the families and loved ones of the 658 victims. More recently, The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund has expanded its scope to include natural disasters such as the December 2004 tsunamis in Southeast Asia and the ongoing devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf Coast. The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund also provides assistance to the families of victims from 14 other companies, including Forte Foods, Forest Electric, Citibank, GDI InfoTech and others who perished in the terrorist attacks. Howard Lutnick and the partners of Cantor Fitzgerald underwrite the expenses of the fund so that each and every dollar raised goes directly to victims’ families and loved ones.[br] [br] About Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P. [br] [br] Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P. is a leading financial services provider to the institutional equity and fixed income markets, with wwwucts and services including sales and trading, investment banking, asset management, market data, and market commentary. For nearly 60 years, Cantor Fitzgerald, a proven and resilient leader, has been committed to delivering a unique brand of unparalleled trading and distribution services, wwwuct expertise, innovative technology and customer service to its clients around the world. This commitment also extends to numerous philanthropic endeavors, including the firm’s pledge to donate 25% of the profits it would otherwise distribute to its partners through 2006 to benefit the families of the employees lost on September 11, 2001. For more information, please visit aws-dev1.cantor.com. [br] [br] Contacts: [br] [br] Donations: [br] [br] Edie Lutnick Executive Director The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund 212-829-4770 [br] [br] Media: [br] [br] Michael Geller 212-610-2430 mgeller@cantor.com


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