NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ICAP, part of TP ICAP group, the world’s largest interdealer broker, today joins prominent celebrities to celebrate its 27th annual Charity Day in New York on Tuesday, December 10, 2019. For one day every year, charity ambassadors raise money to give 100% of company revenues and commissions generated globally to more than 120 charities worldwide. ICAP Charity Day supports causes in a range of fields, including social mobility, education and training, disadvantaged children and families, health and disability care, and environment and animal welfare.
ICAP has raised nearly $185 million for more than 2,400 charities worldwide since the launch of Charity Day in 1993. In 2018 alone, $5.7 million was raised by ICAP’s 27 global offices.
John Abularrage, CEO of Global Broking, TP ICAP said: “ICAP Charity Day is a great opportunity for all the ICAP offices around the world to come together with celebrity ambassadors to raise money for causes they are passionate about. In New York, we are honored to continue the tradition and have a chance to support charities doing incredible work across a diverse range of causes. We are grateful for the celebrities who take the time to join us and show their support every year, lending their profiles to make a meaningful impact – together we give 100%.”
ICAP Charity Day is pleased to welcome celebrity ambassador Bradley Cooper on behalf of his One Family Foundation, which aims to improve the experience of cancer patients through better patient navigation and a more holistic approach to cancer care. Sports star Alex Rodriguez will be representing Civic Duty Partners, and model Lily Aldridge will be appearing on behalf of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, alongside many other notable celebrities. The famous guests will be joining to help generate a real energy on the trading floor and interact with clients to boost trading revenues and raise money for dozens of worthy causes.
Background information on Charity Day
ICAP Charity Day was founded in 1993 to grow its charitable giving programme through an innovative fundraising initiative that would make a significant difference to charities. Made possible through its unique position in the financial markets, the Company and its brokers committed to donating all revenues and commissions on one day a year, to a select group of charities around the world to guarantee that they would receive a sizeable contribution to fund much needed projects and initiatives. Now in its 27th year, ICAP, its customers and partners have collectively raised nearly $185 million to date and supported more than 2,400 projects worldwide. www.icapcharityday.com.
ICAP is a leading markets operator and provider of post trade risk mitigation and information services. ICAP matches buyers and sellers in the wholesale markets in interest rates, credit, commodities, FX, emerging markets and equity derivatives through voice and electronic networks, post trade risk mitigation and ICAP’s information services provide data across all key asset classes and offers innovative solutions for real-time, end-of-day and historical products. ICAP is a TP ICAP company. For further information, please visit www.icap.com.