ICAP Holds 20th Annual Global Charity Day on December 5

JERSEY CITY, N.J.--()--ICAP (IAP.L), the world’s leading interdealer broker and provider of post trade risk and information services, held its 20th annual global Charity Day on Wednesday, December 5, 2012. On this day, 100% of company revenues and commissions will be donated to a selection of over 200 charities around the world.

Since the inception of Charity Day in 1993, ICAP has raised over $158 million for more than 1,000 well-deserving causes worldwide. In 2011, the company raised a record $20 million (£12.75 million) globally on Charity Day.

As part of the day’s activities, ICAP hosted several of the charities’ celebrity spokespeople at its offices around the world to rally employee enthusiasm and interact with clients to boost trading volumes. At ICAP’s North American headquarters in Jersey City, NJ, the following celebrities were on hand (photos included):

  • Michelle Williams (Affiliated Charity: Baby2Baby)
  • Michael Phelps (Affiliated Charity: The Michael Phelps Foundation)
  • Rachel Weisz (Affiliated Charity: Only Make Believe)

PHOTO CAPTIONS:

1) Actress Michelle Williams helps raise money during ICAP’s 20th annual global Charity Day on December 5, 2012, from the Group’s North American headquarters in Jersey City, NJ. Since the inception of Charity Day in 1993, ICAP has raised over $158 million for more than 1,000 causes worldwide.

2) Olympic Gold Medalist Michael Phelps answers the phones on the trading floor at ICAP’s North American headquarters in Jersey City, NJ, during the Group’s 20th annual global Charity Day on December 5, 2012. In 2011, ICAP raised a record $20 million globally on Charity Day.

3) Actress Rachel Weisz takes part in ICAP’s 20th annual global Charity Day at the North American headquarters in Jersey City, NJ on December 5, 2012. On this day, 100% of company revenues and commissions will be donated to a selection of over 200 charities worldwide.

About ICAP

ICAP is the world’s leading interdealer broker and provider of post trade, risk mitigation and information services. The Group matches buyers and sellers in the wholesale markets in interest rates, credit, commodities, FX, emerging markets and equity derivatives through voice and electronic networks. Through our post trade risk and information services we help our customers manage and mitigate risks in their portfolios. For more information go to www.icap.com.

Contacts

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ICAP
Guy Taylor, 212-341-9759
guy.taylor@us.icap.com
or
Intermarket Communications
Nick Lawler, 212-754-5613
nlawler@intermarket.com
or
Intermarket Communications
Sophia Pogoff, 212-754-5448
spogoff@intermarket.com

1)Actress Michelle Williams helps raise money during ICAP's 20th annual global Charity Day on December 5, 2012, from the Group's North American headquarters in Jersey City, NJ. Since the inception of Charity Day in 1993, ICAP has raised over $158 million for more than 1,000 causes worldwide.

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Contacts

Press
ICAP
Guy Taylor, 212-341-9759
guy.taylor@us.icap.com
or
Intermarket Communications
Nick Lawler, 212-754-5613
nlawler@intermarket.com
or
Intermarket Communications
Sophia Pogoff, 212-754-5448
spogoff@intermarket.com