Major Events 2000-2007


2002
  • Creation of ACM/GFI wet freight derivatives joint venture with ACM Shipping

2003
  • Launch of CreditMatch® - a broker-assisted electronic trading of bonds and credit derivatives
  • GFI founding member of The London Energy Brokers’ Association (LEBA)

2004
  • Singapore office opened

2005
  • Initial Public Offering on NASDAQ, ticker GFIG
  • Acquisition of Starsupply Petroleum, oil products broker
  • GFI and CBRE joint venture

2006
  • Paris office opened
  • Acquisition of Amerex Energy - energy broker
  • Launch of GFI ForexMatch® - a broker-assisted electronic trading platform for FX derivatives

2007
  • Launch of EnergyMatch® in North America - a broker assisted electronic energy trading platform
  • Acquisition of Century Chartering, a London shipbroker
  • Cape Town, Shanghai and Seoul offices opened