His third wife, Sally Humprheys Wood, accompanied him to the event, which was also attended by numerous celebrities, including Prince William and Prince Harry.
BGC Partners and its affiliate Cantor Fitzgerald raised approximately $12 million for charities globally at the companies' annual Charity Day on Sept. 11, 2013, according to a press release issued by BGC Partners. The press release noted: "Each year, BGC and Cantor Fitzgerald donate 100 percent of their global revenues on Charity Day to the Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund and charities around the world ...
"In London, BGC's celebrity guests included: HRH Prince Harry and HRH Prince William, actors Sean Bean, Idris Elba and Sheridan Smith, comedian Jennifer Saunders, television personalities David Hasselhoff and Chris Evans, manager of Tottenham Hotspur football club Andre Villas-Boas, rock musician Ronnie Wood, singers and songwriters Rod Stewart and Melanie C, former Formula One racing driver Sir Jackie Stewart and model Penny Lancaster, among many others.
"HRH Prince Harry and HRH Prince William broke the world record for the largest foreign currency trade when they closed a foreign exchange deal worth 25 billion euros. BGC's Charity Day in London started in spectacular style when Dougie Lampkin, multiple world champion motorcycle trials rider, rode his motorcycle through the ground floor lobby where BGC is located at One Churchill Place, Canary Wharf, and then through the trading floors, jumping turnstiles and desks on his way. Footage of the sequence is available here.
"At BGC's New York offices, guests included musicians Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson and Sean "Diddy" Combs, actors Tony Sirico, Bobby Cannavale and Edie Falco, Jenny McCarthy (who is co-host of "The View"_, Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton of WFAN 660 AM Radio who broadcast live from BGC, New York Knicks starters Carmelo Anthony, Tyson Chandler, Metta World Peace and other Knicks players, coach Jason Kidd and Deron Williams from the Brooklyn Nets, New York Rangers alumni Rod Gilbert and Adam Graves, Mark Teixeira from the New York Yankees, Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson, baseball greats Tommy John and Al Leiter, 11-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte, 'America's Got Talent' host Nick Cannon, supermodels Carol Alt and Lily Aldridge, and many others."
Wood and Stewart (who used to be in The Faces) together have been spending a lot of time together in London recently. On Sept. 9, 2013, Wood, Stewart and their wives went on a double date to the Arts Club. The Daily Mail has paparazzi photos of the two couples outside of the Arts Cub.
Stewart was one of the best men at Wood's wedding to Sally Humphreys in December 2012. Paul McCartney other best man at the wedding.