ICAP plc, a leading markets operator and provider of post trade risk mitigation and information services, announced today that it has raised $12.5 million worldwide on its 22nd annual global Charity Day, held yesterday.

Former President George W. Bush speaks to ICAP customers And Supports George W Bush Foundation

This is equivalent to 3 percent of ICAP’s full year pre-tax profits.

Wayne Gretzky joins ICAP in its New Jersey office and supports the Wayne Gretzky Foundation

Michael Spencer, Group Chief Executive Officer of ICAP, said: “We’re incredibly proud that together we have raised $12.5 million. This brings the total amount raised since 1993 to $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.”

Dakota Fanning answers the phones on the trading floor at ICAP's North American headquarters in Jersey City, NJ

Among the celebrities who took part were George W. Bush, Dakota Fanning, Wayne Gretzky, Chris Evans, and more.

Chris Evans took part in ICAP's 22nd annual global Charity Day at the North American headquarters
Chris Evans took part in ICAP's 22nd annual global Charity Day at the North American headquarters

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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