Supermodel and DKMS Ambassador Coco Rocha steps into the shoes of a trader at BGC’s Charity Day on September 12th in support of DKMS’ global efforts to eradicate blood cancers and register bone marrow and blood stem cell donors.


About BGC Partners, Inc.

BGC Partners is a leading global brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets.  Products include fixed income securities, interest rate swaps, foreign exchange, equities, equity derivatives, credit derivatives, commercial real estate, commodities, futures, and structured products. BGC also provides a wide range of services, including trade execution, broker-dealer services, clearing, processing, information, and other back-office services to a broad range of financial and non-financial institutions.  Through its BGC Trader and BGC Market Data brands, BGC offers financial technology solutions, market data, and analytics related to numerous financial instruments and markets.  Through the Newmark Grubb Knight Frank brand, the Company offers a wide range of commercial real estate services including leasing and corporate advisory, investment sales and financial services, consulting, project and development management, and property and facilities management. BGC’s customers include many of the world’s largest banks, broker-dealers, investment banks, trading firms, hedge funds, governments, corporations, property owners, real estate developers, and investment firms. BGC Partners is led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Howard W. Lutnick. For more information, please visit

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BGC is also the majority owner of GFI Group Inc. (OTC: GFIG), a leading intermediary and provider of trading technologies and support services to the global OTC and listed markets.



About DKMS

DKMS is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to eradicating blood cancers like Leukemia and other blood-related illnesses inspiring both men and women around the world to register as bone marrow and blood stem cell donors. DKMS is providing patients with a second chance at life, working closely with families from diagnosis to transplant and beyond. The donor journey begins with a swab of the cheek that takes less than 60 seconds and can be the action that leads to a lifesaving transplant. DKMS, originally founded in Germany in 1991 by Dr. Peter Harf, has organizations in Poland, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States. The U.S. office was started in 2004 and has registered over 800,000 people. To join the fight against blood cancer or for more information, please go to



About Coco Rocha

Coco Rocha has been at the top of the modeling industry since her discovery at age fifteen. Introduced to the world by legendary photographer Steven Meisel, she has appeared on the runways and posed for the camera of every designer and photographer of note for more than a decade.  She has been named “Model of the Year” by both Elle and Marie-Claire magazines, and as well as one of the top thirty models of the decade by French Vogue.  Coco recently added both author and designer to her already impressive repertoire having released her first book, The Study of Pose with renowned photographer Steven Sebring, a line of handbags, BotkierxCocoRocha, in collaboration with Botkier and her own athleisure line, CO+CO with her husband James Conran.

Coco Rocha has been an active DKMS Ambassador for over six years helping DKMS raise awareness for the need of more bone marrow donors. Coco always plays a crucial role in the annual DKMS gala which raised over $4.7 million in May and lit the Empire State Building in red to raise awareness for the 25th anniversary of DKMS and to highlight World Blood Cancer Day.

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