ICAP Celebrates 25th Annual Global Charity Day on Tuesday, December 5, 2017

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JERSEY CITY, N.J.–ICAP, part of TP ICAP group, the world’s largest interdealer broker, celebrated its 25th annual Global Charity Day on Tuesday, December 5, 2017. On this day, 100% of company revenues and commissions generated globally will be donated to more than 100 charities worldwide.

Since the inception of Charity Day in 1993, ICAP has raised over $210 million for more than 2,200 charities worldwide. In 2016, the company raised $10.8 million globally on Charity Day by ICAP’s 60 plus global offices for over 200 charitable projects.

As part of the day’s activities, ICAP invited several of the charities’ celebrity spokespeople at its offices around the world to, ‘Be a Part of Our Story’ by rallying employee enthusiasm and interacting with clients to boost trading. At ICAP’s North American headquarters in Jersey City, NJ, over a dozen celebrities were on hand, including (photos included):

  • Sophia Bush (Affiliated Charity: The American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU)
  • Sugar Ray Leonard (Affiliated Charity: Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation)
  • JR Martinez (Affiliated Charity: Iraq Afghanistan Veterans of America, IAVA)
  • Wendy Williams (Affiliated Charity: The Hunter Foundation)
  • David Cone (Affiliated Charity: David Cone Foundation)
  • Drew Barrymore (Affiliated Charity: Baby2Baby)

High quality photos from the event are available to the press upon request.

PHOTO CAPTIONS

  1. NEW YORK, NEW YORK, DECEMBER 5, 2017: Actress Sophia Bush raising money for The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) during the Annual ICAP Charity Day on December 5, 2017 in Jersey City, NJ.
  2. NEW YORK, NEW YORK, DECEMBER 5, 2017: JR Martinez raising money for the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) during the Annual ICAP Charity Day on December 5, 2017 in Jersey City, NJ.
  3. NEW YORK, NEW YORK, DECEMBER 5, 2017: Former professional boxer Sugar Ray Leonard raising money for the Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation during the Annual ICAP Charity Day on December 5, 2017 in Jersey City, NJ.
  4. NEW YORK, NEW YORK, DECEMBER 5, 2017: Television host Wendy Williams speaking on the phone while raising money for The Hunter Foundation during the Annual ICAP Charity Day on December 5, 2017 in Jersey City, NJ.
  5. NEW YORK, NEW YORK, DECEMBER 5, 2017: Former Major League Baseball pitcher David Cone raising money for the David Cone Foundation during the Annual ICAP Charity Day on December 5, 2017 in Jersey City, NJ.
  6. NEW YORK, NEW YORK, DECEMBER 5, 2017: Actress Drew Barrymore raising funds for Baby2Baby during the Annual ICAP Charity Day on December 5, 2017 in Jersey City, NJ.

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Notes to Editors:

2017 U.S. Charities supported by ICAP Charity Day

ACLU

Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation

Hope for a Healthier Humanity

The Hunter Foundation

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Many Hopes

David Cone Foundation

Jonathan Ogden Foundation

Tim Tebow Foundation

IAVA

Advocates for Children

Blythedale Children’s Hospital

Hudson County Casa

Headstrong

Hope Autism FDN

Institute for Educational Achievement

Youth Empowerment Project

Children’s Health Fund

The Healing Place

Heartshare

Maya’s Hope

Happy Hearts

Self Help Africa

Memorial Sloan Kettering

NY Weill Cornell Center

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle

Children's Tumor Foundation

Sunrise Children's Services

Metro United Way

Safe Place

Kids Cancer Alliance

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Down Syndrome of Louisville

JDRF

Community Foundation of Southern Indiana

House of Ruth

Background information on Charity Day

ICAP Charity Day was founded in 1993 to grow its charitable giving programme through an innovative fundraising initiative that would make a significant difference to charities. Made possible through its unique position in the financial markets, the Company and its brokers committed to donating all revenues and commissions on one day a year, to a select group of charities around the world to guarantee that they would receive a sizeable contribution to fund much needed projects and initiatives. Now in its 25th year, ICAP, its customers and partners have collectively raised nearly $178 million to date and supported more than 2,200 projects worldwide. www.icapcharityday.com.

About ICAP

ICAP is a leading markets operator and provider of post trade risk mitigation information services. ICAP matches buyers and sellers in the wholesale markets in interest rates, credit, commodities, FX, emerging markets and equity derivatives through voice and electronic networks, post trade risk mitigation and ICAP’s information services, provides data across all key asset classes and offers innovative solutions for real-time, end-of-day and historical products. ICAP is a TP ICAP company. For further information, please visit www.icap.com.

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