Major Events 1987-1999


1987
  • GFI Group Inc. founded in New York (first broker OTC US government bond options)

1988
  • London office opened

1992
  • Innovation for the equity inter-dealer broker market as equity products such as ADRs and GDRs supported by screen-based platform

1996
  • Hong Kong office opened
  • Sydney office opened
  • GFI became a member of The Wholesale Market Brokers Association (WMBA) in Europe

2001
  • Acquisition of Fenics Software Ltd.