ICAP, the world's leading interdealer broker and provider of post trade
risk and information services, will hold its 20th annual
global Charity Day on Wednesday, December 5, 2012. On this day, 100% of
ICAP's revenues and commissions will be donated to more than 200
Since the first Charity Day in 1993, ICAP has raised $158 million for
more than 1,000 well-deserving charities worldwide. This year over 30
charities in the U.S. will benefit, including New Eyes for the Needy,
Only Make Believe, and Children's Defense Fund. A full
list of the U.S. charities is listed below.
As part of the day's activities, ICAP invites the charities' celebrity
patrons to join the Company in 63 offices worldwide to speak to ICAP's
customers and help boost trading volumes for the day. The list of
celebrities attending will be announced on the day, and in the U.S.
includes Jake Gyllenhaal, Liv Tyler, Deron Williams,
Mark Teixeira, and Joba Chamberlain, among others. Daniel
Craig, Oprah Winfrey, Meryl Streep, Lewis Hamilton, Bill Clinton and
Elton John have been just a few of those who have lent their support to
ICAP in previous years.
Michael Spencer, Group Chief Executive Officer, ICAP said: "We recognise
how hard it is for charities to raise funds during these difficult
tmes, so this year ICAP's Charity Day is more important than ever. This
is the Company's 20th Charity Day and we're extremely proud
of what has been achieved since 1993, thanks to the continued support
and commitment of our customers, suppliers and employees. Together we
all give 100%."
For more information on ICAP Charity Day and full list of this year's
global beneficiaries, please go to: www.icapcharity.day.com.
2012 ICAP U.S. Charities
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.
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