JERSEY CITY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ICAP plc (IAP.L), a leading markets operator and provider of post trade risk mitigation and information services, held its 21st annual global Charity Day on Tuesday, December 3, 2013. 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 $161 million for more than 1,400 well-deserving causes worldwide. In 2012, the company raised $18 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, over a dozen celebrities were on hand, including (photos included):
- Halle Berry (Affiliated Charity: Jenesse Center, Inc.)
- Kate Upton (Affiliated Charity: Girls, Inc.)
- Eli Manning (Affiliated Charity: PeyBack Foundation)
- Daniel Craig (Affiliated Charity: S.A.F.E. Kenya)
ICAP is a leading markets operator and provider of post trade risk mitigation and information services. Group companies provide services that match 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, please go to www.icap.com.