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GFI GROUP INVESTOR ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP is Investigating the Board of Directors of GFI Group Inc. (GFIG) in Connection with the Proposed Sale of the Company to CME Group Inc. (CME)

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities firm headquartered in New York City, is investigating the Board of Directors of GFI Group Inc.

NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Juan E. Monteverde, a partner at Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities firm headquartered in New York City, is investigating the Board of Directors of GFI Group Inc. ("GFI" or the "Company") (NYSE: GFIG) for potential breaches of fiduciary duties in connection with the sale of the Company to CME Group Inc. ("CME") for approximately $580 million. CME will also assume GFI's outstanding debt which is approximately $240 million, bringing the total value of the deal to $820 million.  The Company's stockholders will only receive $4.55 for each share of GFI common stock they own.  According to Yahoo! Finance, at least one analyst has set a price target of $5.00 for the Company.

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Click here for more information: www.faruqilaw.com/GFIG.  There is no cost or obligation to you.

The investigation focuses on whether GFI's Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to the Company's stockholders by failing to conduct a fair sales process and whether and by how much this proposed transaction undervalues the Company to the detriment of GFI's shareholders.

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP is a national law firm which represents investors and individuals in class action litigation.  The firm is focused on providing exemplary legal services in complex litigation in the areas of securities, shareholder, antitrust and consumer litigation, throughout all phases of litigation.  The firm has an experienced trial team which has achieved significant victories on behalf of the firm's clients. To keep track of the latest securities litigation news, follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/MergerActivity or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FaruqiLaw.

If you own common stock in GFI and wish to obtain additional information and protect your investments free of charge, please visit us at www.faruqilaw.com/GFIG or contact Juan E. Monteverde, Esq. either via e-mail at [email protected] or by telephone at (877) 247-4292 or (212) 983-9330. 

Contact:

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP
369 Lexington Avenue, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Attn: Juan E. Monteverde, Esq.
[email protected]law.com
Toll Free: (877) 247-4292
Phone:    (212) 983-9330

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