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GFI Group Inc. Schedules Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Earnings Release, Conference Call

Feb 10, 2009

NEW YORK, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GFI Group Inc. (Nasdaq: GFIG), an inter-dealer brokerage, market data, trading platform and analytical software provider specializing in over-the-counter derivatives products and related securities, will release its fourth quarter and full year 2008 financial results on Thursday, February 19, after the U.S. market close.

GFI has scheduled an investor conference call to discuss the results at 8:30 a.m. (Eastern Time) on Friday, February 20. Those wishing to listen to the live conference call via telephone should dial 800-295-4740 in North America, passcode 73245214 and +1 617-614-3925 in Europe, same passcode.

A live audio web cast of the conference call will be available on the Investor Relations section of GFI's Website. For web cast registration information, please visit http://investor.gfigroup.com/phoenix.zhtml?p=irol-eventDetails&c=180959&eventID=2083563. Following the conference call, an archived recording will be available at the same site.

About GFI Group Inc.

Headquartered in New York, GFI was founded in 1987 and employs more than 1,700 people with additional offices in London, Paris, Dublin, Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo, Singapore, Sydney, Cape Town, Dubai, Tel Aviv, Calgary, Englewood (NJ) and Sugar Land (TX). GFI provides services and products to over 2,200 institutional clients, including leading investment and commercial banks, corporations, insurance companies and hedge funds. Its brands include GFI(TM), GFInet(R), CreditMatch(R), GFI ForexMatch(R), EnergyMatch(R), FENICS(R), Starsupply(R), Amerex(R), and Trayport(R).

Forward-looking statements

Certain matters discussed in this press release contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. When used in this press release, the words "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "may," "might," "intend," "expect" and similar expressions identify such forward-looking statements. Actual results, performance or achievements could differ materially from those contemplated, expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements contained herein. These forward-looking statements are based largely on the expectations of the Company and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties. These include, but are not limited to, risks and uncertainties associated with: acquisitions by us of businesses or technologies; economic, political and market factors affecting trading volumes, securities prices or demand for the Company's brokerage services; competition from current and new competitors; the Company's ability to attract and retain key personnel, including highly-qualified brokerage personnel; the Company's ability to identify and develop new products and markets; changes in laws and regulations governing the Company's business and operations or permissible activities; the Company's ability to manage its international operations; financial difficulties experienced by the Company's customers or key participants in the markets in which the Company focuses its brokerage services; the Company's ability to keep up with technological changes; and uncertainties relating to litigation. Further information about factors that could affect the Company's financial and other results is included in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company does not undertake to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

SOURCE GFI Group Inc.

CONTACT:
Investor Relations,
Christopher Giancarlo,
Executive Vice President - Corporate Development,
+1-212-968-2992,
investorinfo@gfigroup.com,
or Chris Ann Casaburri,
Investor Relations Manager,
+1-212-968-4167,
chris.casaburri@gfigroup.com,
or Media,
Alan Bright,
Public Relations Manager,
+011-44-20-7877-8049,
alan.bright@gfigroup.co.uk,
all of GFI Group Inc.;
or June Filingeri of Comm-Partners LLC,
+1-203-972-0186,
junefil@optonline.net
Web Site: http://www.gfigroup.com
(GFIG)
 


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