ICAP’s 22nd Charity Day raises £8 million ($12.5 million)
London/New York, 4 December 2014 – ICAP plc (IAP.L), a leading markets operator and provider of post trade risk mitigation and information services, announces today that it has raised £8 million ($12.5 million) worldwide on its 22nd annual global Charity Day, held yesterday. This is equivalent to 3 percent of ICAP’s full year pre-tax profits.
Michael Spencer, Group Chief Executive Officer of ICAP, said: "We’re incredibly proud that together we have raised £8 million ($12.5 million). This brings the total amount raised since 1993 to £120 million ($189 million). This is a fantastic achievement which would not have been made possible without the ongoing support of our customers, employees, suppliers and our distinguished guests who have worked hard to make a tangible difference to hundreds of charities around the world."
100% of ICAP's revenues and 100% of its brokers' commissions from the day go directly to charities. This year, ICAP is supporting 200 charities globally, having supported more than 1,600 charities since the first Charity Day in 1993. A full list of the charities ICAP supported this year as well as more information about how ICAP's donation will make a difference can be found at www.icapcharityday.com
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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 go towww.icap.com.