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2015-09-14

FXCM Inc. : FXCM Completes Sale of FXCM Hong Kong to Rakuten Sec

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FXCM to Pay an Additional $33 Million Owed to Leucadia

NEW YORK and HONG KONG, Sept. 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --FXCM
Inc.(NYSE:FXCM), a leading online provider of foreign exchange (FX) trading
and related services, today announced that Forex Trading, LLC, a subsidiary
of FXCM Newco, LLC ("FXCM") has completed its sale of FXCM Asia Limited
("FXCM Hong Kong") to Rakuten Securities, Inc. ("Rakuten Sec"), a top 5 FX
broker in Japan, and a subsidiary of Rakuten, Inc. ("Rakuten") (TOKYO:4755),
one of the world's largest Internet services companies, for a total
consideration of approximately $38 million.

Rakuten Sec will continue to use the FXCM trading system for FXCM Hong Kong
clients under a white label agreement with FXCM and will continue to service
local forex traders as FXCM Asia powered by Rakuten Sec.

Additionally, FXCM anticipates repaying $33 million outstanding under its
credit agreement with Leucadia and will have repaid $115 million to date,
leaving $195 million remaining.

"The company remains focused on completing our near-term strategy of
eliminating the Leucadia debt through the sale of non-core assets and cash
generated through operations as well as accelerating the growth of our core
business through a number of FX and CFD initiatives," said Drew Niv, CEO of
FXCM. "With the close of this deal we have made another positive step towards
completing our goals."

Disclosure Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements contained herein may constitute "forward-looking
statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933,
Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and/or the Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, which reflect FXCM's current views
with respect to, among other things, its operations and financial performance
in the future. These forward-looking statements are not historical facts and
are based on current expectations, estimates and projections about FXCM's
industry, management's beliefs and certain assumptions made by management,
many of which, by their nature, are inherently uncertain and beyond our
control. Accordingly, readers are cautioned that any such forward-looking
statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to
certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict
including, without limitation, risks associated with the events that took
place in the currency markets on January 15, 2015 and their impact on FXCM's
capital structure, risks associated with FXCM's ability to recover all or a
portion of any capital losses, risks relating to the ability of FXCM to
satisfy the terms and conditions of or make payments pursuant to the terms of
the credit agreement with Leucadia, risks related to FXCM's dependence on FX
market makers, market conditions, and those other risks described under "Risk
Factors" in FXCM Inc.'s Annual Report on Form 10-K and other reports or
documents FXCM files with, or furnishes to, the SEC from time to time, which
are accessible on the SEC website atsec.gov. This information should also be
read in conjunction with FXCM's Consolidated Financial Statements and the
Notes thereto contained in FXCM's Annual Report on Form 10-K, and in other
reports or documents the FXCM files with, or furnishes to, the SEC from time
to time, which are accessible on the SEC website atsec.gov.

About FXCM Inc.

FXCM Inc. (NYSE:FXCM) is a leading provider of online foreign exchange (forex)
trading, CFD trading, spread betting and related services. Our 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 forex trading and provides free news and market research
throughDailyFX.com.

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.

Visitwww.fxcm.comand follow us on Twitter@FXCM, FacebookFXCM, Google+FXCMor
YouTubeFXCM.

CONTACT: FXCM Inc.
Jaclyn Klein, 646-432-2463
Vice-President, Corporate Communications
jklein@fxcm.com
investorrelations@fxcm.com

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Source: FXCM Inc. via Globenewswire

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