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2017-10-02 22:15 CEST
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FXCM Group Terminates Management Agreement With Global Brokerage

NEW YORK, Oct. 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FXCM Group, LLC ("FXCM Group" or "FXCM"), a leading international provider of online foreign exchange trading, CFD trading, spread betting and related services, today announced that the Management Agreement between FXCM and Global Brokerage Holdings, LLC ("Holdings") had been terminated. 

The termination of the Management Agreement was mutually agreed by the parties and reflects the continuing separation of FXCM from Global Brokerage.  

Brendan Callan, CEO of FXCM, stated:  "We are extremely pleased to have taken this step. I believe that operating on a standalone basis is better for the firm, our stakeholders and most importantly our clients.  FXCM continues to invest in our product offering and look forward to launching a new Web platform and MT5 in the coming months."  

Jimmy Hallac, Chairman of the Board of FXCM and Managing Director of Leucadia, stated:  "The termination of the Management Agreement represents the fact that FXCM and Leucadia continue to work closely to ensure that FXCM's operating businesses are independent, strong, and built for future growth." 

About FXCM Group, LLC.

FXCM Group is a holding company of Forex Capital Markets Limited, inclusive of all EU branches (FXCM UK), FXCM Australia Pty. Limited, (FXCM AU), and all affiliates of aforementioned firms, or other firms under the FXCM group of companies [collectively "FXCM"].

FXCM is a leading provider of online foreign exchange (FX) trading, CFD trading, spread betting and related services. The company's mission is to provide global traders with access to the world's largest and most liquid market by offering innovative trading tools, hiring excellent trading educators, meeting strict financial standards and striving for the best online trading experience in the market. Clients have the advantage of mobile trading, one-click order execution and trading from real-time charts. In addition, FXCM offers educational courses on FX trading and provides trading tools, proprietary data and premium resources. FXCM Pro provides retail brokers, small hedge funds and emerging market banks access to wholesale execution and liquidity, while providing high and medium frequency funds access to prime brokerage services via FXCM Prime.

Trading foreign exchange and CFDs on margin carries a high level of risk, which may result in losses that could exceed your deposits, therefore may not be suitable for all investors. Read full disclaimer.

Jaclyn Sales, 646-432-2463
Vice-President, Corporate Communications